[CentOS] CentOS-Samba question

Toby Bluhm tkb at midwestinstruments.com
Mon Jun 2 17:37:26 UTC 2008

John R Pierce wrote:
> MHR wrote:
>> The 98 boot has an automatic (no password) logon.  As I said, I can't

> 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).

It's username.PWL. Boot to dos or if you can stand it - safe mode & 
delete the users file. I remember doing that often for folks who 
constantly foobared their login.

Toby Bluhm
Alltech Medical Systems America, Inc.
30825 Aurora Road Suite 100
Solon Ohio 44139

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