Samba and WinXp-Pro

Dimitrios sehh at
Mon May 12 14:35:16 BST 2003

On Mon, 12 May 2003 13:28:21 +0100 "Duncan Barclay" <dmlb at> wrote:

> It seems Win-XP want to authenticate with Samba using <hostname>\<username>
> and I get the following
> in the samba log:
>     [2003/05/11 20:10:56, 0] passdb/pdb_smbpasswd.c:getsmbfilepwent(362)
>       getsmbfilepwent: malformed password entry (uid not number)

I dont have your problem because i use a guest account only, but i get
a huge amounts of this error from winxp clients:

[2003/05/03 20:44:03, 0] lib/util_sock.c:read_data(436)
  read_data: read failure for 4. Error = Connection reset by peer

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