[ILUG] Samba and encrypted passwords
airlied at csn.ul.ie
Wed Mar 13 15:15:27 GMT 2002
If encrypt passwords = yes and he is in the smbpasswd file then no need
for the EnablePlainTextPassword jobby ... my guess is either no user in
/etc/samba/smbpasswd (or wherever) or corrupt one of the above..
smbpasswd -a solves the first
vi the second.
On Wed, 13 Mar 2002, Niall O Broin wrote:
> Yes, I know this is an oldie and a goodie and a VFAQ and I even know the
> answer, but the trouble is the answer doesn't work :-(
> I have a user using VMware and he needs to run Samba to access his Linux
> home directory. He's NOT using the Samba which VMware installs but rather a
> standard 2.2.1a . However, he gets password problems. If I put the magic
> EnablePlainTextPassword key in the appropriate place in the registry with a
> value of 1 he can mount his drive. However, if I change the value to 0 he
> can't. Note that I am in each case doing the appropriate modification to the
> value of 'encrypt passwords' in smb.conf and restarting the Samba server.
> Ideas ?
> P.S. The smb.conf is as simple as:
> workgroup = "WORKGROUP"
> guest account = nobody
> keep alive = 30
> os level = 4
> security = user
> socket options = TCP_NODELAY
> map to guest = Bad User
> interfaces = 192.168.1.16/255.255.255.0
> wins support = no
> encrypt passwords = no
> comment = Home directories
> browseable = no
> read only = no
> create mode = 0750
David Airlie, Software Engineer
http://www.skynet.ie/~airlied / airlied at skynet.ie
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