[Samba] [3.0.28a] Telling XP to save password?

Willy Offermans Willy at Offermans.Rompen.nl
Fri Jun 27 11:20:46 GMT 2008

Hello Gilles, FreeBSD, and Samba friends,

On Fri, Jun 27, 2008 at 12:39:46PM +0200, Gilles wrote:
> Hello
> 	We're successfully running Samba 3.0.28a on a FreeBSD server and
> sharing files with XP clients. There's only one problem: By default,
> XP doesn't let the user save the password, so they have to type it
> every time they reboot.
> Is there a way to tell XP to remember the password between
> reboots/sessions?
> Thank you.
> -- 

In general, saving a password isn't a good idea. It is annoying to
remember a password by heart and to retype it again and again, but it
is the best option. So probably there is a way to ``tell XP to remember
the password between reboots/sessions``, but that is most probably not
what you want. I advice you to re-consider the issue to find a proper

In order to help you in a more detailed way, you need to be more
verbose and explicit to your problem when mailing it to the list.

Met vriendelijke groeten,
With kind regards,
Mit freundlichen Gruessen,
De jrus wah,


Dr. W.K. Offermans
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Institut für Technische und Makromolekulare Chemie
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