[Samba] can't connect to osx 10.3 from win2k

Henrik Zagerholm henke at mac.se
Tue Sep 20 20:58:10 GMT 2005

Hi Mark!

Please turn of Digitally Sign Communnications in Domain & Local  
security policy on the win boxes as this "feature" is not supported  
by samba under os x.

Can you access folders from OS X on Win boxes?

20 sep 2005 kl. 21.58 skrev Mark Maggelet:

> Hi Daniel,
> Thanks for the response. Are you sure this is right? None of the  
> docs I have read mention smbpasswd and I was under the impression  
> that the samba on osX uses the system account passwords to  
> authenticate. There is no /etc/samba/smbpasswd but there is a / 
> private/var/db/samba/smbpasswd which is empty. When I try to go  
> 'smbpasswd username' as root it says 'Failed to initialize  
> SAM_ACCOUNT for user username. Does this user exist in the UNIX  
> password database?'
> so I tried to go 'passwd username' and it took it but I don't see  
> it in /etc/passwd, which isn't even where I think osX saves  
> passwords. I'm not even sure if the username I'm supposed to be  
> logging in with is the osX account 'Name' or the 'Short Name' so  
> I'm trying both.
> This is driving me nuts. I can't believe anyone has ever gotten  
> this to work.
> Thanks for any help.
> - Mark
> dan1 wrote:
>> Hello, Mark.
>> This might mean that you have not the same user name or password  
>> on both machines. please check that first. It is no problem to  
>> have different user names, but you must then edit your /etc/samba/ 
>> smbpasswd file to put in there the proper user and password that  
>> you want to access from the windows machine.
>> This makes like a bridge from one user to another user name (or  
>> same user name but another password) on the samba machine.
>> Hope this helps.
>> Regards,
>> Daniel
>> ----- Original Message ----- From: Mark Maggelet
>> To: samba at lists.samba.org
>> Sent: Tuesday, September 20, 2005 7:59 PM
>> Subject: [Samba] can't connect to osx 10.3 from win2k
>> I'm trying to connect to a share on osx running samba 3.0.10 and I  
>> keep
>> getting 'incorrect password or unknown username'. Any ideas what the
>> problem is?
>> Thanks
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