Dial-in authentication-ppp-samba

Keith France keith at fcomsrv.co.uk
Mon Jan 20 20:12:51 GMT 2003


Hi,

Thanks Lou,

Making my Samba PDC server a WINS server as well, like you suggested, did 
the trick.....
Until this latest upgrade exercise, I was getting away without implementing 
WINS.

Many thanks for the tip.

Cheers,

Keith.

At 16:25 20/01/2003 +0000, you wrote:
>On Mon, 20 Jan 2003 16:07:46 +0000
>Keith France <keith at fcomsrv.co.uk> wrote:
>
> > Hi,
> >
> > Has anyone on this list had trouble getting dial-in domain authentication
> > using samba as a PDC?
> >
> > The problem I have is this -
> >
> > Upgraded to FreeBSD 4.7-release (clean re-install)
> > installed Samba 2.2.6.p2_1 configured to run as a PDC on the dial-in server
> > Using PPP in userland as normal for dial-in access
> > locally networked Win boxes including XP authenticate with samba as
> > expected and work ok
> > my dial-in connection does ppp authentication ok and ping, telnet etc 
> works
> > ok (win98/me laptops)
> > any attempt to do a "domain" login to the samba PDC from the dial-in
> > connection fails - reports unable to locate domain server.
> >
> > Samba's logs show no knowledge of the dial-in computer's attempts at
> > authorizing onto the domain
> > It seems that samba is ignoring requests from the dial-in link or is just
> > not getting them.
>
>that`s interesting.
>
> > Ifconfig shows the Tun device being up, pointtopoint and multicast (but 
> not
> > Broadcast???, but then it is a point to point link!) with the correct ip
> > addresses allocated.
> > Any thoughts, advice as to where the problem may be would be appreciated.
> >
> > I have looked in the searchable samba archives but to no avail......
>
>tell your clients where`s the WINS server(ie ip addr), i dont know if this 
>will work, but it works for me... pptp-> pptp server -> domain
>  logon and so so.
>
>
>
>cheers,
>-lou
>
>
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>
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