[Samba] why doesn't Samba Server want my password?

wuelf wuelf at gmx.de
Tue Jun 8 19:22:26 GMT 2004

I've got a strange problem here. i set up a samba server on a trustix
linux system, everything works fine except for 

the fact that a user on a windows machine can log on to his account on
the server without having to give a password. 

He's logged on on the Winxp pc with his username(same as on the server)
but without a password. 

i don't understand what's going on, I guess it's something quite trivial
but so far neither google nor the howtos I've read have given me an
answer, hope someone can help me.

here's my smb.conf:

# Samba config file created using SWAT
# from (
# Date: 2004/06/06 17:22:14

# Global parameters
    workgroup = NETZ
    server string = Samba Server
    interfaces = eth0
    passdb backend = tdbsam
    log file = /var/log/samba/log.%I
    max log size = 50
    os level = 32
    preferred master = No
    domain master = No
    default service = homes

    comment = Home Directories
    valid users = %S
    read only = No
    browseable = No

    comment = Network Logon Service
    path = /home/samba/netlogon
    guest ok = Yes
    share modes = No

    comment = All Printers
    path = /var/spool/samba
    printable = Yes
    browseable = No

    path = /data/projekte
    valid users = u1, u2, u3
    read only = No

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