[Samba] Re: Standalone Server with Wins -- Password Not Required on Win/XP

Dragan Krnic dkrnic at googlemail.com
Fri Jan 18 11:57:37 GMT 2008

>> If I enter userid Only, I gain full access to the share without
>> Ever entering a password
> This incorrect behavior is caused as a result of
> "preferred master = yes" in the smb.conf file.
> If I comment this line out in smb.conf, everything
> works fine.

What has "preferred master" to do with this passwords?
I'm really puzzled, especially because I set my PDC as
"preferred master", even though it would probably by
default ("auto") chose to be one.

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