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

Ed Holden eholden at mclean.harvard.edu
Tue Jan 18 20:00:40 GMT 2005

Yeah, I've checked that.  I have none of those settings enabled.  I did 
a diff between this smb.conf and the one on the old server, and they are 


:: Ed Holden
:: Administrator, Research Information Systems
:: McLean Hospital
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Tomasz Chmielewski wrote:
> Ed Holden wrote:
>> Yes.  I have a share called "NRL Folders"  I can't browse it or any 
>> other shares.  On the local machine I can; that is, on the server I 
>> can use the smbclient to connect to and list shares that 
>> way.  But not from another machine.
>> It's not a network thing, because it is user-specific.  Any user who 
>> has been added, or who has had his or her password changed, since the 
>> migration to the new machine cannot log on from other computers (but 
>> can connect with smbclient on  So I assumed it was a 
>> problem related to secrets.tdb, since the names of the machines have 
>> changed and I know this sort of thing is in the secrets.tdb file.
> So we can assume this has nothing to do with machine passwords, as it's 
> not needed for browsing shares.
> The only thing that comes to my mind is:
> hosts allow =
> hosts deny =
> users allow =
> etc.
> in smb.conf - but I'm sure you already checked that?
> Tomek

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