[Samba] Unable to authenticate with Samba 4.5 from XP box

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Mon Oct 30 10:30:02 UTC 2017

On Mon, 30 Oct 2017 11:05:52 +0100
Daniel Carrasco via samba <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

> Hello,
> I've a computer that has XP for compatibility purposes and is outside
> the domain.
> I'm trying to mount some shares that are on a Member Server with
> Samba 4.5 but always get an error saying that password is wrong. All
> other computers can enter to shares without problem and I'm sure that
> the password is OK because I can login on Windows 7 computer and even
> I've mounted a share from another Windows 7 computer that is also
> outside the domain, so looks like is a problem with that XP Computer.
> Is there any way to allow to an XP user to login into Samba 4.5 share?
> I've already tried this three options:
> ntlm auth = yes
> raw NTLMv2 auth = yes
> lanman auth = yes
> And using IP limitation instead user login works fine.
> Thanks!!

It should be able to connect from the XP machine, but it depends on
both being setup correctly, so can you post the smb.conf from the 4.5


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