[Samba] Password problem
Willy at Offermans.Rompen.nl
Sun May 20 12:39:01 MDT 2012
On Fri, May 18, 2012 at 08:06:22PM +0200, Jaap Winius wrote:
> Hi folks,
> My client and I are having a problem getting a portable Esaote
> ultrasound machine to connect to a Samba server. The unit has an
> integrated laptop with a Windows XP version that can hardly be
> modified. Upon delivery the vendor only changed the user name and
> workgroup for us. When I asked for the user password to make a
> matching Samba account, the vendor refused because they use a key on
> a USB stick for that. They said to fill in a name and password for
> the server every time we needed to access the Windows share.
> So far I've experimented with the Samba "map to guest" and "guest
> account" options, which should work, but I'd really like to see this
> machine connect to the Samba server in the usual fashion.
> Does anyone have any suggestions? Any workarounds, or hacks that I might try?
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What do you mean with ``connect to the Samba server in the usual fashion''?
I guess you want the XP client to be a member of the samba domain. Isn't
it? For that, you need to have the rights on the XP client to make it a
member of the samba domain (usually admin rights). Without these rights, it
will be extremely hard to achieve your goal(s).
Met vriendelijke groeten,
With kind regards,
Mit freundlichen Gruessen,
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