[Samba] Testing subnets with samba[Scanned]

David Greenhall david.greenhall at praybourne.co.uk
Tue Jan 16 14:52:48 GMT 2007

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From: Felipe Augusto van de Wiel [mailto:felipe at paranacidade.org.br] 
Sent: 16 January 2007 14:41
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Subject: Re: [Samba] Testing subnets with samba[Scanned]

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On 01/15/2007 11:49 AM, David Greenhall escreveu:
> OK before i start, this was something i was just testing
> while everyone was in training this afternoon. I have
> never had to deal with subnets before as we only have a
> few users, but decided to do a little bit of messing
> around to gain some experience.
> Basically we have one server (mandriva 2006) running
> samba, it has two 4 port ethernet cards in it but
> only utilitising one port from each card. (
> and
> Every machine on the network is using the same subnet 
> mask (
> All machines are connected using one cisco switch.
> What I tried was enabling one of the other ports on the
> server and giving it the following details:
> IP address:
> Netmask:
> Broadcast:
> After enabling the card, everything seemed ok (I could
> ping the machine from mine straight away) However when
> I changed my network settings (win98) to the same subnet,
> samba would not let me login.
> The message was  "password expired or logon server refused
> connection"
> I could not login at all until I reset my network settings 
> back to the default subnet
> Would be grateful if anyone could shed some light on this
> as I don't understand why I could not login.

	It seems that you probably have some restrictions on
the smb.conf (like not allowing other networks) or you didn't "broadcast" properly, in any case, we will need the important part of your smb.conf so we can check the details (and not hard guess from the explanation). :-)

> Thanks
> Dave.

	Kind regards,

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Ok I probably should have copied the smb file to start with, my apologies.

# Global parameters
	passwd program = /usr/bin/passwd %u 
	passwd chat = *New*UNIX*password* %n\n *ReType*new*UNIX*password* %n\n *passwd:*all*authentication*tokens*updated*successfully* 
	passwd chat debug = Yes 
	password level = 8 
	username level = 8 
	unix password sync = Yes 
	use sendfile = no
	interfaces = eth1 eth5 lo (this was the only line I changed after enabling the other cards: adding eth4)
	bind interfaces only = yes
	hosts allow =
	hosts deny  =
	ldap ssl = no
	idmap gid = 15000-20000 
	delete user from group script = /usr/sbin/groupmod -R %u %g 
	dns proxy = No
	netbios name = SERVER
	keep alive = 30
	printing = bsd
	logon script = %U.bat
	local master = Yes
	hide files = /desktop.ini/Desktop.ini/
	workgroup = WORK
	os level = 35
	add machine script = /usr/sbin/useradd -s /bin/false -d /var/lib/nobody %u 
	max log size = 50
	delete user script = /usr/sbin/userdel -r %u 
	log level = 3
	log file = /var/log/samba/log.%m
	add group script = /usr/sbin/groupadd %g 
	delete group script = /usr/sbin/groupdel %g 
	socket options = TCP_NODELAY SO_RCVBUF=8192 SO_SNDBUF=8192
	add user to group script = /usr/sbin/groupmod -A %u %g 
	logon drive = P
	username map = /etc/samba/user.map
	domain master = Yes
	encrypt passwords = yes
	passdb backend = tdbsam
	wins support = Yes
	server string = Samba Server %v
	unix password sync = yes
	logon path = \\%L\%U\profile
	default service = Companies
	add user script = /usr/sbin/useradd -m %u 
	domain logons = Yes 

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