Samba and XP SP2 no love

Ankush Grover ankush174 at gmail.com
Thu Aug 18 11:42:40 UTC 2005


On 8/18/05, Information for Huge Designs <information at hugedesigns.net> wrote:
> Hi All,
> 
> I am having ALOT of trouble getting samba working a FC4 system I admin.
> 
> I have 10 XP SP2 clients all trying to log into the server. If I go to map
> network drive I type the shares in like say \\apollo.local\common the
> server returns a request for a user name and password but even if I put
> the correct password in, it just pops back with user name and password.
> 
> In the log files there is one for each machine but they are all empty.
> In the smb.log then NMB.log is a littel diffrent it keeps saying
> [root at apollo samba]# tail nmbd.log
>   *****
> 
>   Samba name server APOLLO is now a local master browser for workgroup
> MYGROUP on subnet 192.168.11.200
> 
>   *****
> The MyGROUP is alittle troublesome cause if you look below at the smb.conf
> I have clearly named it WORKGROUP
> 
> 
> 
> I have checked my smb config with testpram and it works fine the server
> starts and is running.
> 
> 
> Things I have tried,
> Turning off firewalls on both machines
> creating new users and adding the users to samba users
> creating new groups and adding the users to them
> 

did you mapped windows users to the samba users in smbusers file

like john is the user on linux and john on windows is johnw

then entry in the smbusers should be  

john = johnw

Regards

Ankush Grover




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