[Samba] HELP!

Josh Kelley joshkel at gmail.com
Wed Dec 7 14:00:33 GMT 2005

On 12/6/05, Marco Musico' <marco_musico at hotmail.com> wrote:
> The stuff was running pretty well up until we tried to setup and install a
> printer on the Linux box; I saved the old configuration (smb.conf file) and
> then I started to change some lines in it to allow printer sharing... my
> nightmare started to be real since then!! Now no user on any pc can log into
> the domain; root can add machines in the domain (and the machine account is
> created too..) but cannot log in.
> Apparently the server behaves as a "stand alone" one even when "testparm"
> shows it's a PDC; infact I can log into any Windows machine with a local
> user and I am able to browse the server by running "\\server": Samba asks me
> for user/password and the let me in; at that point I can brose the shares,
> open files, save files and so on.
> Now my question is: what have I done wrong? It's clearly something we
> changed in smb.conf or so that is making us having an headache.
> I am including smb.conf, log.smbd (with a level 5 debugging).

It doesn't look like these files were attached.

If you can add machines to the domain, then that suggests that the
server is still acting as a PDC in some capacity.  I'm not sure why
it's not working; maybe your smb.conf would shed some light.

Josh Kelley

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