[Samba] Basic samba/swat setup prob
Mathew D. Watson
matw at eclipse-optics.com
Sun Dec 18 15:49:00 GMT 2005
> I am running kubuntu, samba 3.0.14a, my smb.conf file is ...
> workgroup = METRAN
> encrypt passwords = yes
> comment = For testing only, please
> path = /etc/samba/tmp
> read only = no
> guest ok = yes
> I have a /etc/samba/tmp directory,
> I am user dave on the system so I ...
> smbpasswd -a dave
> I gave it a password of 'testing', it complained that a file did not exist
> then created it for me ... all looked AOK
> I pointed my browser to http://localhost:901, an authentication dialogue
> popped up, I entered 'dave', 'testing' hopeing for the swat screen but all I
> get is authentication failed, retry.
This is a guess, but try adding
security = user
to the [global] section.
You might also try, as I did, using the /etc/samba/smb.conf file that
came with the samba package. Then run swat, and use it to make your changes.
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