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Old 07-14-2004, 10:13 AM   #1
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I have installed samba on a linux machine. I have set the workgroup to be my domain name, and the security = server

I have listed the PDC and the BDC as the logon servers. However when I try to access the server I get a prompt for a username and password. When this comes up no matter what username or password I type it does not accept it.

I have enabled the following line in the smb.conf file.

Mapped to Guest = Bad user

As I understand it this should now allow me access to the server without needing any passwords or usernames. However it still prompts me to enter a username and password when I type \\servername from a windows machine.

Has anyone experienced this kind of problem before? Can anyone help? Many thanks in advance.
Old 07-14-2004, 11:13 AM   #2
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I've just gone and made the problem worst by trying to remove samba.

I did rmdir -rf on the samba folder in /etc. I did the same for the samba folder in /usr/share

Now when I type rpm -i sambaxxxxxxxxxxxxx.i386.rpm, it tells me that samba is already installed. Can anyone help. I'm really stuck. regards,


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