[Samba] Samba and Vista Home Prem login problems

David C. Rankin drankinatty at suddenlinkmail.com
Sun Aug 17 07:14:08 GMT 2008

---- Ryan Novosielski <novosirj at umdnj.edu> wrote: 
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> Brad Sacks wrote:
> > I have a simple peer to peer setup with security = user. I only have
> > two machines, one Vista and one Linux. I have two shares, one is the
> > tmp folder and I enabled public access, the other is a user owned
> > folder with read, write and execute permissions. I can see my Samba
> > shares from my Vista machine and I can access the tmp folder, but I
> > can't log on to the user protected one. I have encrypted passwords and
> > password level 8. I used force user in the share definition. I can map
> > the drive, but I can't access it.
> > 
> > When I try smbclient -L \\Mybox\share -Uuser I can connect to it from
> > the samba machine. I'm sort of at a loss now. I've tried a lot of
> > stuff. Any ideas would be appreciated.
> What do the logs say about why you can't connect? That's your first stop.

Concur. I have vista home premium running and I have now connection problems whatsoever.  CIFS was broken for a time in the3.2.0xy version, but it is performing great now on 3.2.1

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