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Old 05-13-2004, 03:54 PM   #1
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Samba password doesn't work when accessing Linux shares from W2K


I have set up shares on the windows 2000 and RedHat 9 sides of my network, and I can access the windows shares from linux, and I can SEE the linux shares from Nertwork Neighborhood, but when I click on the Linux share I get a "Incorrect Password or unknown Username for \\Linux\sharename" then there's a "Connect As:" and "Password:" box. My Windows login and password are identical and I have also set up an identical samba passwd for the same username. I'M SOOOOO CLOSE TO GETTING THIS!!!!!!!
 
Old 05-13-2004, 05:04 PM   #2
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the username and password HAVE to be the same for both machines IE:
login to w2kbox with Joe and password
the samba username and password have to be Joe and password
 
Old 05-13-2004, 05:54 PM   #3
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Have you setup Samba to use encrypted passwords?

And what do the Samba logs say when you get the error on the Windows machine?
 
Old 05-14-2004, 05:54 AM   #4
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I have not checked any logs yet -- I will try that as soon as I get a chance.

I can tell you, however, that all related logins and passwords are identical: Linux computer login and password, samba login and password, and Windows login and password.
 
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... and passwords are set up for encryption.
 
  


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