[Bug 209520] Re: unclear error when lanman authentication is refused on the server
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Sun Oct 11 04:50:15 BST 2009
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On Saturday, October 10, 2009, Sean Cleary <seanearlyaug at juno.com> wrote:
> It now works, and I do not know how or why.
> This is a major problem. I can not easily recommend a system that does
> not have a easy way to hook up to other house hold computers.
> You say solved, and after changing that file, rebooting server and PC a
> few times, it did work.
> Still, what a mess for anyone, as just a month ago I was trying nearly
> everything and did not find your article.
> There are many puzzled noob Ubuntu users with this problem out there.
> Have mercy, or just give up the idea that Ubuntu is easy to use.
> Is there anyway that you can use a program (windows speak= wizard) that
> would configure this itself?
> Maybe one that can use the info in the windows wizard generated files to
> configure every machine on the local net?
> On Sat, 10 Oct 2009 19:02:35 -0000 Steve Langasek
> <steve.langasek at canonical.com> writes:
>> You understand that the outstanding bug here is about the clarity of
>> error message only? lanman authentication is still insecure, and
>> be re-enabled by default; if your goal is to actually connect to
>> requiring lanman authentication, you will have to reconfigure your
>> /etc/samba/smb.conf by hand.
>> unclear error when lanman authentication is refused on the server
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>> Status in gvfs: New
>> Status in �gvfs� package in Ubuntu: Triaged
>> Status in �nautilus� package in Ubuntu: Invalid
>> Status in �samba� package in Ubuntu: Won't Fix
>> Status in gvfs in Ubuntu Hardy: Won't Fix
>> Status in nautilus in Ubuntu Hardy: Invalid
>> Status in samba in Ubuntu Hardy: Fix Released
>> Bug description:
>> Binary package hint: nautilus
>> I just updated Ubuntu 8.04.
>> Whenever I make a connection to the Window share, I got this error
>> Unable to mount location
>> Failed to mount Windows share
>> With and OK button.
>> ProblemType: Bug
>> Architecture: i386
>> Date: Sun Mar 30 21:19:59 2008
>> DistroRelease: Ubuntu 8.04
>> ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/nautilus
>> NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
>> Package: nautilus 1:2.22.1-0ubuntu1
>> PackageArchitecture: i386
>> SourcePackage: nautilus
>> Uname: Linux 2.6.24-12-generic i686
>> TEST CASE:
>> 1) install the samba package
>> 2) configure 'security = share' and 'lanman auth = yes' in the
>> [globals] section of /etc/samba/smb.conf
>> 3) add a user account to the server (e.g., with 'sudo adduser
>> 4) set a password for this (insecure!) account with 'sudo smbpasswd
>> 5) add a share which points to this user, e.g.:
>> comment = Test share
>> path = /home/user
>> writable = yes
>> guest ok = no
>> user = user
>> 6) with the hardy version of the libsmbclient package installed,
>> test the following:
>> a) smbclient //localhost/user
>> should return
>> Server not using user level security and no password supplied.
>> Server requested LANMAN password (share-level security) but
>> 'client use lanman auth' is disabled
>> b) nautilus smb://localhost/user
>> should prompt for a password, and, even when entered
>> correctly, return
>> Couldn't display "smb://localhost/user"
>> Error: Failed to mount Windows share
>> Please select another viewer and try again.
>> 7) install the libsmbclient package from hardy-proposed
>> 8) both of the above two tests should now succeed
>> 9) set 'client lanman auth = no' in /etc/samba/smb.conf
>> 10) confirm that both of the above tests again fail when the config
>> is overridden
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