samba share password problem [SOLVED]

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rmcellig
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samba share password problem [SOLVED]

Postby rmcellig » Wed Feb 13, 2013 7:31 am

I just installed Mint 14 KDE. I right mouse clicked on a folder I want to share. The folder is now shared. I can see it on my other machine, no problem. When I go to open the share, I am prompted for a password. Is this my samba password or my user password? For me I think they are both the same. Just to make sure, I tried resetting my samba password but keep coming up with errors. I know I am doing something wrong. How can I resolve my problem?

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randy@kde ~ $ sudo smbpasswd
[sudo] password for randy:
New SMB password:
Retype new SMB password:
Failed to find entry for user root.
randy@kde ~ $ smbpasswd
Old SMB password:
New SMB password:
Retype new SMB password:
machine 127.0.0.1 rejected the password change: Error was : NT_STATUS_RPC_PROCNUM_OUT_OF_RANGE.
randy@kde ~ $
Last edited by rmcellig on Wed Feb 13, 2013 11:51 am, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: samba share password problem

Postby altair4 » Wed Feb 13, 2013 9:56 am

Run the command this way and see if you get the same error:

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sudo smbpasswd -a randy
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Re: samba share password problem

Postby rmcellig » Wed Feb 13, 2013 10:32 am

I didn't get an error. I was prompted to type a new smb password, and then retype to confirm, then it said added user randy.

Does this look right?

Do I have to restart the samba server? If so, please remind me how? Thanks!!
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Randy
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Re: samba share password problem

Postby altair4 » Wed Feb 13, 2013 10:41 am

No you do not have to restart the samba serer and yes that does sound right.
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Re: samba share password problem

Postby rmcellig » Wed Feb 13, 2013 11:50 am

Thanks!
Take care,

Randy
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