[Samba] Cannot access Samba 4 via old Windows CE

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Sat Apr 16 19:03:17 UTC 2016

On Fri, 2016-04-15 at 22:02 -0500, Samba user wrote:
> I have some old boxes called Auditron that use an ancient version of 
> Windows CE.  These clients worked fine on Fedora 19 with Samba 3.
> I have now upgraded to Fedora 22 and Samba 4, and now these old boxes
> no 
> longer connect.

> log file:
> [2016/04/15 21:22:00.380811,  3] 
> ../libcli/auth/ntlm_check.c:443(ntlm_password_check)
>    ntlm_password_check: Lanman passwords NOT PERMITTED for user atron
> [2016/04/15 21:22:00.380816,  4]

> Did Samba 4 drop all support for lanman authorization?
> Googling the error messages, the supposed solution is to add lanman
> auth 
> = yes and restart, but I already have that.  The user is in the 
> smbpasswd file.

Yes, but do they have an LM password stored?

We don't store them if lanman auth is disabled, so you have to set the
password again to store the weaker hash.

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                       http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team  http://samba.org
Samba Developer, Catalyst IT          http://catalyst.net.nz/services/samba

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