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From: Jori Mantysalo on 8 Mar 2010 10:30
I have still no idea about what to do with problem described below.
I have confirmed this with another Fedora 12 installation. It was new
clean system and I only yum-installed samba and set up remote password
Is there any easy way to see from Windows side what information system
gets from user account? Some kind on full-dump or query-all utility,
something little easier than tcpdumping whole net traffic.
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Subject: Win7: Older user accounts works
I got very strange behavior:
Server A has local passwords (made with smbpasswd -a) and it also use password
from other server:
security = server
password server = b.domain.example
passdb backend = tdbsam
With OLDER user accounts everything works. With WIN-XP everything works. With
CMD-PROMPT everything works. With LOCAL PASSWORDS everything works. With
PERMISSIONS TO GROUP everything works.
I can map home directory to drive letter (say, O:). When I doubleclick it, it
says "access denied", if I use newer user account, use Win7, use passwords from
remote server, and home directory has permissions only for user. At same time I
can open cmd-prompt and say "dir o:" and it works.
If permissions are like this
drwx------ 8 majahu majahu 4096 2010-02-18 13:06 /home/majahu
I got access denied, but it works if they are
drwxrwx--- 8 majahu majahu 4096 2010-02-18 13:06 /home/majahu
So what is going on? There is exact combination of 5 things that makes this bug
There must be something wrong with newer user accounts. I have confirmed 3
working account and 3 not working; it might be that older accounts have been
made with older smbpasswd-file and later converted to .tdb. I have tdbdumped
passwords.tdb, but have no idea what to look for.
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