[ILUG] Samba Again (I Messed Up)
john.allen at dublinux.net
Thu Apr 22 14:31:04 IST 2004
On Thursday 22 April 2004 14:11, Frank Murphy wrote:
> At 10:11 22/04/2004, John Allen wrote:
> >On Thursday 22 April 2004 09:56, Frank Murphy wrote:
> > > I've googled for this problem: no real help,
> > > only make sure all usernames the same across
> > > XP=Linux=Samba
> > >
> > > Failed to initialise SAM_ACCOUNT for user newuser.
> > > Failed to modify password entry for user newuser
> >Do you have a genuine Windows Domain Controller?
> >Are you using the Linux smbclient to test, or genuine Windows XP?
> It' just the 2 machines connected at the moment
> Box A Windows XP Pro (Genuine XP Upgrade, from NT4, after a format c:)
> Not a domain controller, just work group member (My-LAN)
> Box B FC1
> Same work group (MY-LAN)
> connected by cat5 crossover
> Maybe I should consider a fresh install on both boxes
No that should not be necessary.
For XP to connect to Samba you need to tell XP not to use Signed or Sealed.
Run regedit and find all the keys RequireSignOrSeal, and set their values to
0. Then reboot.
John Allen, mailto:john.allen at dublinux.net
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