Username & groups

Derek Ragona derek at
Thu Apr 17 13:33:29 UTC 2008

At 05:19 AM 4/17/2008, Ruel Luchavez wrote:
>Can you help me on this...
>I have a directory in the server this is what is looks like
>      drwxrwx--- 12 root plusmate 512 April 13 14:46 plusmate shared
>...this directory is shared in my network, and i dont recieve any complain
>in any user which can acces to that folder/directory
>*My Problem:*
>I have a new user, i already add the user in the server using command
>"adduser" and "pw" to modify it, by the way the name of user is ac06...
>when i had a command "id -p ac06" this is the reply of the server..
>    uid      ac06
>    group   plusmate
>and which im sure its correct..
>BUT, when that user acces(ac06)  the folder (plusmate shared) throug the
>windows (windows XP) its always asking for username & password, however it
>didn't ask for username & password while the other users getting to that
>Where should be the problem?is there something i forgot configuring in the
>server side?

Windows sends the username and password used to log into Windows to any 
network shares.  So you need to sync what the user is using to log into 
windows with the network ones you setup.


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