[Samba] Samba, Win7 login failure

snowybunting snowybunting29er at gmail.com
Wed May 1 09:44:49 MDT 2013

On 5/1/2013 11:41 AM, Marc Muehlfeld wrote:
> Just a guess:
> XP supported LM an NTLM hashed password. Win7 uses only NTLM by default.
> Maybe your password was last time set a long time ago and only the LM
> hash was saved on your server. And if the other users had changed their
> password later, where it was also stored as NTLM hash, this could
> explain, why they can login and you can't.
> What happens if you reset your password?

Excellent guess. I did "smbpasswd -a username" just for laughs and 
before reading your reply, and it connected immediately. I did not know 
why until your explanation.

Thanks for the reply.

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