[Samba] auth problem
greg at gregfolkert.net
Fri Sep 23 16:05:55 GMT 2005
On Fri, 2005-09-23 at 09:43 -0600, Ric Tibbetts wrote:
> Well, what was working yesterday, has stopped today. This is getting
I have been seeing spotty workings as well, usually though it is the ADS
integration, with the ADS side being 99.99% of the trouble. Being mostly
un-known and blindly following M$ advice Admins.
> In short: I'm trying to use Samba in it's most basic form. I don't
> need a windows login server, nor a domain controller, none of that.
> I just, very simply, need it serve out shares to already logged in
> windows users. I've done this many times, in other places. I can't
> possibly imagine why it's not working now. I don't need a passwd
> database. I don't even need passwords.
That is a bugger.
> The process is:
> 1) users are at a PC (which is already logged in via the Windows ADS.
> 2) Users need a share from Unix server "X"
> 3) uinx server "X" should only need to validate that the request is
> coming from a valid subnet, from a valid user. They don't need
> anything else. Just the share.
> That's it. This is Samba at it's simplest.
> The only wrinkle in this whole thing is that the user names between
> the windows side, and the Unix side, don't match. So I have a
> smbusers file to translate that. Other than that, it's all pretty basic.
> I'm getting crazy errors in the logs. Everything from unknown user,
> to no domain controller, to no password server, etc... It's almost random.
> What was working yesterday, is dead today, and I didn't change
> anything while I was at home last night.
> I'll strip it all down "again" today, and piece it back together, and
> hope I can make it work again.
> This is just nuts.
Yep, sometimes I have found SWAT to be the best bet against spelling
errors and or erroneous settings.
greg, greg at gregfolkert.net
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