I'm having problems similar to the guy below. Samba 2.2 on RH linux
7.3 box. Windows NT, 2K, XP clients connecting and mounting user
homes. Occasinally, the mount will fail, either after it's been logged
on for a while, or right away. Any ideas? I get the same errors in the

What about an upgrade to 3.0? I guess we should do that anyway, right,
for performance issues...

Thanks in advance,


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I have been having authentication issues with my samba 2.2\freebsd 4
for quite some time now. It was working great for a awhile, then all
of a
sudden it started to deny all of the users and passwords. I checked
smbpasswd file and my smb.conf and everything seems to be in order.
still no allowed access. I then set debug level=2 and checked my
logs. It
says that it is "defaulting to lanman password for user kris". What
this mean and how can I fix it? I know that I am using the right

Here is the section from log.server in question:

[2001/05/03 19:28:37, 2] smbd/reply.c:reply_sesssetup_and_X(950)
NT Password did not match for user 'kris'!
[2001/05/03 19:28:37, 2] smbd/reply.c:reply_sesssetup_and_X(960)
Defaulting to Lanman password for kris
[2001/05/03 19:28:37, 1] smbd/reply.c:reply_sesssetup_and_X(975)
Rejecting user 'kris': authentication failed
[2001/05/03 19:28:37, 2] smbd/server.c:exit_server(440)
Closing connections