# [Samba] (Fwd) Re: permissions change from windows doesn't work

Pierre Dehaen dehaenp at drever.be
Fri May 12 13:03:25 GMT 2006

```On 12 May 2006 at 10:08, Ángel Galindo Muñoz wrote:

> 	There is a WORKAROUND for the first problem: Just authenticate this
> way: If your user is "vincent", then just use the credencials
> "whateveryouwant\vincent" (with the correct password for "vincent"
> user). Then when the dialog asks again for valid credencials then give
> him again "whateveryouwant\vincent" and the corrct password. This works.

Angel... you are the man !

It works great, even on XP SP2 when I follow your trick ! It is not a Samba
bug because the problem is the same with a Windows standalone server.
IMHO it is not a bug, but well a feature to force you to buy Windows servers.

I was a bit surprised by the number of answers/comments (exactly 0) I
received when I exposed the problem years ago. Either nobody knew the