[Samba] Users with changed passwords can't log on remotely (but can locally)

Ed Holden eholden at mclean.harvard.edu
Tue Jan 18 15:03:21 GMT 2005

Actually it's not a PDC.  Most of the clients are Mac OS X, with a few 
Windows machines here and there, so no client machines are actually 
joined to the domain.  The issue is purely with connecting.


:: Ed Holden
:: Administrator, Research Information Systems
:: McLean Hospital
:: Tel: (617) 855-2822
:: Web: http://research.mclean.harvard.edu/ris

Tomasz Chmielewski wrote:
> Ed Holden wrote:
>> I migrated a complete Samba configuration from an old server to a new 
>> one, including the entire /etc/samba directory and all user accounts. 
>> At first, no clients were aware that anything had changed.  But when I 
>> changed the passwords of two users they suddenly couldn't connect. 
>>  Anyone ever seen anything like this?
> Could you try joining to domain (I assume you have some PDC?) from the 
> workstation the user can't log in once again?
> Maybe there are troubles with machine passwords, joining domain once 
> again should solve it, or there are two or more machines in LAN with the 
> same netbios name etc.
> Tomek

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