[CentOS] CentOS-Samba question

MHR mhullrich at gmail.com
Mon Jun 2 17:29:17 UTC 2008

On Mon, Jun 2, 2008 at 10:16 AM, John R Pierce <pierce at hogranch.com> wrote:
> win9X has horrible network username habits...    you need to determine what
> username its running as... dirty trick, log off, and the username should be
> in the login prompt, just hit enter to relogin with the same username and
> the same blank local password..   on the SAMBA server, create that username
> as a linux user, AND `smbuser -a username`, assign it a smb password.   when
> win98 prompts for a password, thats the username it will use, you get no
> choice, and win98 should be able to 'save' that password (if you check said
> box on the login prompt), which causes it to be saved to a <username>.pwd
> file  (I think thats the name of the password cache).
> does that make sense?

Well, sort of, but we are talking about Micro$oft and Window$$$ here ....  :-)

Now that I've had some rest, that's pretty much what I was going to try next.

Wish me luck!



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