[Samba] Re: Standalone Server with Wins -- Password Not Required
novosirj at umdnj.edu
Fri Jan 18 17:41:43 GMT 2008
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Dragan Krnic wrote:
|>> 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.
Virtually zero. All it does it make is slightly more likely that it will
win a browsing election. If you read the smb.conf manpage, I think it is
pretty clear, but it's been awhile since I read it.
That COULD have an effect if it disables browsing to the proper password
server, but it has no direct effect.
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