On Wed, 09 Jul 2003 17:09:27 +0100, Steve H wrote:
> I have a Windoze machine that connects to our server across the net using
> VPN.
> It presents itself as the dynamic IP assigned by the ISP (verified this by
> telnetting onto the server).
>
> When connected to the VPN, I can ping, telnet and run SWAT on the server,
> but when I try to access a samba share, I get a permissions error.
>
> hosts.allow = 192.168.1. 81. (the internet client is always
> 81.x.x.x)
>
> The username/password and group credentials are a match on both the server
> and Windoze client.
>
>
> testparm hostname 81.1.1.1 prompts that all shares are accessible to that IP
> address.
>
> Any ideas ??
>
> What log level would be good to view what is going on ?
> Any diagnostic tips would be useful too.
>
> TIA
>
> Steve

Windoze (xp) for some reason tries to make the samba connection as "guest"
for some unknown reason. Try to login as .... from Windoze.

The samba logs are in: /var/log/samba

graham