[Samba] System error 1240

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Sat Jan 31 07:29:07 GMT 2004

On Sat, 2004-01-31 at 06:37, Hindy Malek wrote:
> When using Dos command:
> net use Z: \\servername\public
> I get prompted for a user name and password.  I have admin
> priveleges and have tried using user root, user admin, user 
> guest, my own account etc.  And I get 
> System error 1240 has occurred.
> The account is not authorized to log in from this station.
> What could be causing this?

This usually indicates that Samba is set in 'encrypt passwords = no'
mode, and the client has not had a registry patch applied.

The suggested solution is to upgrade Samba to encrypted passwords.

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                 abartlet at pcug.org.au
Manager, Authentication Subsystems, Samba Team  abartlet at samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College   abartlet at hawkerc.net
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