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Re: AARRGGHH: Samba + WinXP Home SOLVED



On Thu, Feb 06, 2003 at 08:36:07AM -0600, Kent West wrote:
> >
> > <snip>
> >
> > > Are you asked for username/password when making the connect by
> > > hand? Is your samba login and password the same as your locals
> > > at winxp? If not, it would be much better make them the same.
> >   
> >
> >mmm - this is a possible issue
> >
> >linux and smbpasswd are the same, but the win XP passwords are prolly
> >set to blank - user names are the same on each.
> >
> Looks like that might be the problem; a quick google turned up this item:
> http://www.theeldergeek.com/blank_password_network_access.htm
> 

Yep, this is exactly the problem. As soon as I set a password for the
user on the XP Box it has no prblems reconnecting at login time.

Thanks all

cheers

dc

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David Purton
dcpurton@chariot.net.au

If you, O LORD, kept a record of sins, O Lord, who could stand?
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