[Samba] Accessing member server prompts for credentials
leon.stringer at ntlworld.com
Wed Jun 18 15:52:37 GMT 2008
> From: devel at thom.fr.eu.org
> Date: 2008/06/18 Wed PM 03:32:53 GMT
> To: "Leon Stringer" <leon.stringer at ntlworld.com>
> CC: samba at lists.samba.org
> Subject: Re: [Samba] Accessing member server prompts for credentials
> Do you have the "unix password sync" set to yes in smb.conf
> If yes, maybe you're in trouble with the password chat. I had the problem
> on my debian systems were using the default "passwd chat" value did not
> work because it expects *changed* and my system returned updated.
Thanks for your reply. I have unix password sync = no.
> > I'm still struggling with this if anyone can help.
> > I'm back tracking through the HOWTO and realised that I hadn't created
> > a machine trust account.
> > So I've done:
> > # groupadd machines
> > # /usr/sbin/useradd -g machines -d /var/lib/nobody -c "Test Server" -s
> > /bin/false server1
> > # passwd -l server1
> > Locking password for user server1.
> > # smbpasswd -a -m server1
> > Failed to modify password entry for user server1$
> > Please can anyone tell me why this last step fails?
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