[CentOS] How do I change passwords / remove users for Samba?

Scott Silva ssilva at sgvwater.com
Tue Jun 23 15:09:43 UTC 2009

on 6-23-2009 3:34 AM Kevin Thorpe spake the following:
> Sorry, I've still got problems.
> I'm trying to set up a new Samba user. I've done useradd to put them in 
> passwd, I've done smbpasswd to set a samba password. They're in the 
> required group (spendtrak) for this share. I've even restarted samba. 
> When I try and connect to the share with 'connect using a different 
> username' form XP it just keeps asking me for the password. I can 
> connect to the share as myself, but not if I define myself as the 
> 'different user name'. Is there a log anywhere which will tell me what's 
> going wrong with the login.
> Sorry, but this is frustrating the hell out of me.
That is windows inability to not lock one user to a connection. Try a
different machine, it should work.

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