Upgraded Samba and Can't Connect with Win XP -- SOLVED!!!

Rakhesh Sasidharan rakhesh at rakhesh.com
Sun Jul 29 16:00:57 UTC 2007

On Sun, 29 Jul 2007, Drew Tomlinson wrote:
> Thanks for your reply.  Oddly enough, rebooting the Windows clients has 
> solved the problem.  Windows must have been caching something that prevented 
> it from staying connected to the new version.

Rebooting Windows solves most problems! Heh!

> I hadn't noticed uid=0.  Thanks for pointing that out as I'm sure it's a 
> potential security issue.  I was attempting to log on as myself which should 
> have a uid=1000.

In my case this was happening coz I had made some mistake in my smbusers 
file. I don't remember what the error was. (Either the file was not there 
at the location I specified or I had mapped my Windows username to FreBSD 
root -- one of these).


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