SOLVED RE: [Samba] Can auth with smbclient, but not workstation.

Allen Bolderoff allen at
Thu Oct 20 13:04:43 GMT 2005

Time skew........ <kicks self>

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> Subject: [Samba] Can auth with smbclient, but not workstation.
> We have a setup (that has worked since samba 3 was released), where we
> have a windows 2000 ADC, and a debian sarge based (running all current
> patches and only Debian packages (nothing related to samba/winbind is
> compiled by us) samba 3.0.xx server set up with winbind/pam to act as
> domain member serving files, whilst authenticating from our Windows
> - so what happens is... Ctrl-alt-del, login credentials are supplied,
> client goes to ADC, authenticates, gets given logon script, which then
> attaches drives and pulls profile from the samba server to the client-
> not rocket science - it just works, or at least it used to.
> Things have been working fine for the last 2 years or so. We are very
> happy - so thanks for all of you guys' hard work - you know who you
> are....
> Now, what has happened is that recently we have experienced a
> where Windows XP Laptops (desktops are fine) are effectively failing
> authenticate to the Samba server.
> So, what happens is we connect to the ADC as per normal, scripts get
> run, and all of a sudden we are getting error messages pop up about
> roaming profile not being available due to Username or Password not
> being valid.
> We get system error 1326 whilst trying to reconnect to shared drives
> from the Samba server.
> What we know:
> - The user can log on from a workstation no problems.
> - Password is up to date on all users.
> - User can access the ADC once logged in with no problems and is
> authenticated without probs. (profile is stored on samba file server)
> - If we run smbclient -Uusername%pass //sambaserver/datashare we
> fine.
> - wbinfo -a username%pass authenticates fine.
> - *if* we try to connect directly to the samba server using "net use"
> from the client, we get "user no known or wrong password" style
> - If we try to connect via explorer - username and password is
> Does anyone have any ideas?
> What are the appropriate logs and files you want to see in order to
> us with this problem? I have quite a large range of log files,
> winbindd logs, samba logs in %m.%U format...
> Thanks
> Allen Bolderoff
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