[nycbug-talk] Samba and Mac OS X problem

Scott Robbins scottro
Tue Jan 25 12:16:34 EST 2005

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On Tue, Jan 25, 2005 at 11:10:23AM -0500, Kevin Reiter wrote:
> : When I try to mount cross on the Mac, it asks for authentication, I type
> : in the cross user name and NT domain password.  It then just asks for
> : reauthentication and won't mount the share.  When I do this with the
> : smiths folder (cross is a member of smiths) it mounts without trouble.
> :
> : What stupid thing am I missing here?  I have the feeling it's one of
> : those things where I have looked at it so long I'm overlooking something
> : obvious.
> Have you added that user as a Samba user on the BSD box? (smbpasswd -a user)  I've
> run into that same thing on a Windows network and curse myself for not remembering
> to do that step.  Don't know if that'll work (if that's the issue) but it's what I
> always trip over..

No, I don't miss that one anymore.  (I have often enough.)  :)  The user
cross authenticates with the smiths directory without problem.  I wonder
if it's some peculiar Mac thing that I simply don't know.

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