[Samba] setting acls from win XP clients

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Fri Jan 13 03:54:05 GMT 2006

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On Thu, 12 Jan 2006, Ben wrote:

> I have a samba server using ldap for authentication. All the client 
> machines are Win XP Pro machines. I am not using domain logons 
> (although, I tested them and samba is set up for them), but 
> security=user. I have acl's successfully working on the filesystem that 
> samba is using. I want to have users to be able to set the ACL 
> permission of files / directories. When a user tries to do this (from 
> windows, right-click on a file, file properties, security, add) XP asks 
> them to log on to the workgroup to get a list of valid users / groups / 
> security principals. When I try to log in (with valid or invalid 
> username or password), I get an error stating that "Multiple connections 
> to a server or shared resource by the same user, using more than one 
> user name, are not allowed" I get this error even when I haven't yet 
> logged onto an samba shares.

This is a Windows bug (introduced in Windows 2000 SP4).  I spent several
days working on it.  Doesn't work between Win2k/XP and NT4 either.
Use you Samba box as a DC and it will be fine.

cheers, jerry
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