[Samba] samba 3.4.7 as NT4 domain member and win9x

Dale Schroeder dale at BriannasSaladDressing.com
Mon Oct 4 12:32:14 MDT 2010


Since Win 95/98 cannot be true domain member, perhaps try adding to [global]
     map untrusted to domain = Yes


On 10/04/2010 10:52 AM, Chris Weiss wrote:
> I'm certain i'm just missing something and haven't hit the right
> search terms yet, however, the terms I've been trying all lead to
> others with the same problems and no solutions at all.
> My network is quite legacy, but has been working:
> nt4 PDC and BDC
> several samba file servers, various revisions
> DOS, Win95, Win98, NT4, 2k, xp clients
> I have an ubuntu 9.04 32bit samba 3.3.2 server that works fine but i
> wanted to have more ram
> installed to newer hardware, ubuntu 10.04 x64 samba 3.4.7, copied my
> smb.conf, sync'd data, shut off old server, renamed new to the name of
> the old, rebooted, stopped smbd and winbind, deleted secrets.tdb,
> joined domain, started samba and winbind, restarted nmbd.  Same as
> I've done a couple times before when migrating to bigger storage and
> hardware.
> Everything seemed to work, XP client, nt4 clients, all the wbinfo
> command (user lookup, etc).  All Win98 clients prompt for IPC$ passwd,
> no matter what user.  Same users on any other OS works.  I do have
> "lanman auth = yes", as it was required on samba 3.3 as well.
> log.lathe1 shows
> check_ntlm_password: winbind authentication for user [LATHE1] FAILED
> and a bit before that:
> [2010/10/04 10:20:53,  6] auth/auth_sam.c:416(check_samstrict_security)
>    check_samstrict_security: WILSON is not one of my local names
> this last one seems to be key to me, I don't think i should get this
> message, and I didn't used to.
> I only get the message when connecting from win9x clients.
> If I could upgrade the OS's I would.  Needs to be win9x for the
> software for the old CNC stuff.

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