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

Matthew Schumacher schu at design-pt.com
Wed Mar 8 23:52:46 GMT 2006

Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> 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

Thanks for your help, but that doesn't seem to fix it.  When I change
security to domain then I get:


When I try to login with smbclient and everything breaks.

Any other ideas?


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