[Samba] using unix authentication (/etc/passwd)
garydale at torfree.net
Thu Jun 22 12:48:34 GMT 2006
How are you adding users? You don't seem to have an add user script!
Look at the sample smb.conf files in the HowTo collection or the Samba
by Example - both at www.samba.org. Also, you almost certainly want to
I recommend installing SWAT if you haven't done so already and use its
wizard to set your box up as a domain controller (since that seems to be
how you want to use it).
> Hi when using samba version Version 2.0.5a (I didn't compile) I never
> had to explicitly set up samba users with smbpasswd -a.
> Since upgrading to version 3.0.22 I now have to add each user
> otherwise I get the following in the logs
> [2006/06/15 14:20:46, 2] auth/auth.c:check_ntlm_password(317)
> check_ntlm_password: Authentication for user [richard] -> [richard]
> FAILED with error NT_STATUS_NO_SUCH_USER
> When setting up I simply copied over the old version of smb.conf that
> I used to use.
> workgroup = GENOMICS
> server string = Genome Centre Samba Server (Mendel)
> unix password sync = Yes
> log level = 2
> #log file = /usr/local/samba/var/samba.log.%m
> log file = /var/log/samba/samba.log.%m
> max log size = 50
> wins support = Yes
> invalid users = root bin web daemon adm sync shutdown halt mail
> news uucp operator nuucp lp listen nobody noaccess nobody4 david gaget
> create mask = 0777
> directory mask = 0777
> hosts allow = 192.168.1. localhost
> comment = Home Directories
> path = /userdata/home/%u
> read only = No
> guest ok = Yes
> browseable = No
> I've tried setting encrypt password = no but this doesn't make any
> Any ideas?
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