[Samba] Accessing Samba Shares from Windows

Adam Tauno Williams awilliam at whitemice.org
Mon Dec 18 16:43:50 GMT 2006

> We are using machines with Solaris and Windows XP. The XP machines are
> joined in a domain(windows 2003) and the Solaris machines are not joined to
> any domain.
> With Samba 2.2.8a running on Solaris 9 there are no problems to access them
> form Windows XP. We are authenticated by DC.
> On other machines we have Solaris 10 with Samba 3.0.21b and here we are NOT
> authenticated anymore by DC. So we have to use user authentication so every
> time the password is changed on XP we have to change it also on Solaris.
> This is done for 100 users so it is not nice...
> Can you, please, help me? Wy can't I have the same authentication on Samba
> 3.x like in Samba 2.x?

It is your choice to do it this way - "Solaris machines are not joined
to any domain"  Just join the Solaris machines to the domain.


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