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samba login fail, smbpasswd / tdbsam / pdbedit missconfiguration?

I cannot get to login, running a samba server on debian7, I can't get a win 8 client to browse non-guest folder. smbpasswd is not doing anything on using it with -a username. my backend is tdbsam and ...
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Setting a custom timeout to nmblookup

As part of a batch script, I have the following command: hostname=$(nmblookup -A $ip_address | awk '$2 == "<20>" {print $1}') Which works fine from a functinality perspective, even for ...
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SMBD daemon spikes at 100% cpu usage when Windows 8 clients connect

I have a server running Ubuntu 12.04 running as a Samba server. The file system is an XFS formatted virtual drive on an LVM pool of physical drives. I recently upgraded our clients to Windows 8 and ...
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Linux samba server: cifs_mount failed w/return code = -12

Server: RHEL 5.9 / smbd 3.0.33 - Clients: various, though all were using current mount.cifs (5.2) I already solved this problem, but it was such a nightmare to hunt down these error codes I felt like ...
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Samba server not visible from Win network

Samba 3.5 on Centos 6.3 Synopsis: I set up Samba on my linux host, but none of my Win machines on the subnet can see the host name. My host name (WOLTEST) does not show up in any of the Win ...
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How to configure Samba to allow root user for full control to the particular share?

$(subj), it appears to be what root user is denied by default for all of the shares. I'm trying to reproduce Windows administrative share.
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Samba35 configuration on FreeBSD 8.1 RELEASE

I'm currently trying to create a Samba share on a lightweight home network, and I'm having a bit of trouble configuring Samba 3.5.6 compiled from the ports tree. What I'm looking for is pretty basic. ...
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Samba setup to request password reset on first time login

Is it possible to setup Samba to ask for password reset when the user first logs in without the need to setup a domain controller? Would this work properly with Windows clients or with clients using ...
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Samba log in Guest always asked

I am trying to set samba up such that: there is one shared user account that can read-only browse one dir. I have: changed security = share to security = user I have commented out guest account = ...