[Samba] Samba authentication problem

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Thu Mar 24 16:55:50 MDT 2011

On Thu, Mar 24, 2011 at 03:44:51PM -0700, Xamindar wrote:
> On 03/24/2011 03:33 PM, Jeremy Allison wrote:
> > Share level security doesn't automatically mean no password.
> > Either use the password for user xamindar, or add 
> Like I stated in the first post, it is not accepting the password for
> "xamindar". It spits back that it is wrong and in the logs I see
> "create_connection_server_info failed: NT_STATUS_WRONG_PASSWORD". The
> password is correct. It works fine with security set to user. I have
> tested with the mount command in linux and with a Vista machine, neither
> are able to connect.
> > 
> > "map to guest = Bad Password"
> > 
> When this is set it will ALWAYS connect as guest because it is not
> accepting any valid passwords.
> > in the [global] section of your smb.conf. See the
> > smb.conf man page for details.
> Thanks for the recommendations.
> > 
> > Jeremy.
> Am I missing something vital when security is set to share?

Sounds like a bug in your version of the cifsfs kernel
module. With security=share try connecting with the
same password using smbclient. If it correctly connects
then it's cifsfs screwing up somehow.


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