[Samba] Basic samba/swat setup prob
samba at pusspaws.net
Sun Dec 18 16:49:13 GMT 2005
On Sunday 18 December 2005 15:49, Mathew D. Watson wrote:
> dave wrote:
> > I am running kubuntu, samba 3.0.14a, my smb.conf file is ...
> > [global]
> > workgroup = METRAN
> > encrypt passwords = yes
> > [test]
> > 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
Tried it but no go , did a /etc/init.d/samba restart, authentication still
> 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
Tried using the default config as well, authentication still failed. But
thanks for the suggestions.
Can anyone tell me where the smb passwords are kept, they are not
in /etc/samba/... if I can find the file I can verify if dave really exists
More information about the samba