no access from win98clients to suselinux7.2 with samba2.2

Keith Mastin kmastin at
Mon Sep 24 17:00:53 GMT 2001

On Mon, 24 Sep 2001, Jung wrote:
>Hi there,
>when i try to connect from win98  to Linux i get the message that I
>have to enter a network password for linux maschine \\dieter4\IPC§
>but all i tried - failed because i dont know a suitable password.
>There is no problem in having an smb-connection from Linux to win98!
Add this to your /smb.co0nf file
   encrypt passwords = yes
   smb passwd file = /etc/samba/smbpasswd

then do
smbpasswd -a username

make up the password for the username

log in from the windows box and use the username and password set that
you wrote to the smb.conf file.


Keith Mastin	     kmastin at
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