[Samba] windows user problem

kailash vyas vyaskr at gmail.com
Mon Jan 15 11:54:30 GMT 2007

Hi all,

I am trying to configure samba but having problems login with different
username than the windows default but it does not allow me. it comes greyed
This is the smb.conf file. Which parameter do i need to change so that
windows will allow me to login with different user in windows

        workgroup = IMS
        server string = Linux Server
        security = SHARE
        username map = /etc/samba/smbusers
        unix password sync = Yes
        log file = /var/log/samba/%m.log
        max log size = 50
        socket options = TCP_NODELAY SO_RCVBUF=8192 SO_SNDBUF=8192
        dns proxy = No
        default service = htdocs
        idmap uid = 16777216-33554431
        idmap gid = 16777216-33554431
        valid users = @programmers
        admin users = pankaj, kailash

        comment = Home Directories
        path = /home/
        valid users =
        admin users = pankaj
        read only = No

        path = /home/htdocs
        read only = No
        only user = Yes


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