[Samba] Problems using security=server for windows 2003 client.

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Wed Mar 8 22:03:28 GMT 2006

On Wed, 2006-03-08 at 09:51 -0900, Matthew Schumacher wrote:
> I searched around but didn't find an answer to my question, hopefully
> someone here knows how to fix this problem.
> The issue is actually pretty simple, if I use "security = user" and add
> a user with smbpasswd then I can connect to the share from windows 2003
> server.  However, if I set "security = server" then define the same
> windows 2003 server as the password server then I can't connect to samba
> from it.
> The logs report "password server WINSERVER rejected the password", but I
> know it works fine because I can connect from smbclient or windows 2000
> clients.  I can't figure out why "security = server" fails when the
> windows 2003 server tries to make a connection, but works for other clients.

If that server is a DC, then you must use 'security=domain'.  

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team           http://samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College  http://hawkerc.net
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