Samba: the account is not authorized to log in

Paul Smith phhs80 at
Sun Jun 24 11:42:48 UTC 2007

On 6/24/07, Tim <ignored_mailbox at> wrote:
> >> A bit unqualified bug report. You should add at least a diff of the
> >> samba configuration files after the boot and after running
> >> system-config-samba, which fixes the situation for you, as you say. And
> >> provide error messages along with log file extracts.
> Paul Smith:
> > If someone can guide me how to do that, I will do.
> Simple approach:  Save the first configuration file somewhere else, do
> whatever causes a change, run "diff" on the two files (the saved and the
> current one).
> e.g. diff filename1 filename2
> "man diff" for further information.
> --
> (This box runs FC7, my others still run FC 4, 5, 6, & CentOS 5.0, in
>  case that's important to the thread.)
> Don't send private replies to my address, the mailbox is ignored.
> I read messages from the public lists.

Thanks, Tim. Surprisingly, the two smb.conf files are not different.
Therefore, the problem is somewhere else.


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