[Samba] Account is not authorized to log in from this station

Felipe Augusto van de Wiel felipe at paranacidade.org.br
Mon Jan 15 15:09:15 GMT 2007

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On 01/11/2007 10:30 AM, mahesh pawar escreveu:
> Hello All,
> When I try to connect to the samba installed linux machine from windows
> I get the message "Account is not authorized to log in from this
> station".
> I have made three entries(user name and password) in the smbpasswd file.
> But if I log in the windows machine using these user names and passwords
> I get the message "Account is not authorized to log in from this
> station". If I log in as administrator(nobody) without a password, I can
> access the samba share. And if I try to connect to samba machine using
> it's ip address I can access it, but nopt with netbios name.
> This is my smb.conf file,
> [global]
>         workgroup = BSIL
>         netbios name = MDT506
>         security = share
>         server string = samba testing........

	Using 'security = share' you can't act as a login server,
so your accounts will not be able to login in the workstations.

> [data]
>         read only = No
>         guest ok = yes
>         path = /export
>         force user = mahesh.pawar
>         force group = users
>         comment = for everyone...
> with this configuration I am able to access the share on samba If a
> windows machine is logged in as a administrator.
> If I log in with a user account (which is also stored in smbpasswd) I am
> unable to access the samba share.
> also I am not sure about the behavior of the samba, because if I change
> the authentication in the configuration file it doesn't take effect.
> but I can access the samba from other unix machine with the user account
> I created in the smbpasswd file.
> Guide me through the configuration as I think I have missed out
> something, which is not letting me access the folder from windows user
> account.

	Please, check the Samba Official HOWTO:


> Regards,
> Mahesh Pawar

	Kind regards,

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