[cvsnt-dev] Re: problems logging on using sspi

Clayton Harbour claytonharbour at sporadicism.com
Tue Jul 26 06:25:32 BST 2005

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Hey Tony, yeah that is the weird thing.  Pserver protocol is working but 
sspi protocol is not.  The guest account is enabled but the user I am 
logging in does have a password.  I tried enabling the guest account and 
this didn't help.

Tony Hoyle wrote:

> Clayton Harbour wrote:
>> Hi Tony, more likely it is from an automated build in the background 
>> adding that message then if it doesn't make sense, I am sure I am 
>> using sspi.  It also looks like that string is only in the sserver 
>> and psever protocol.  Is there a reason why pserver would work and 
>> sspi would not?
> sspi is much easier to get going - if a user is able to view a network 
> share on the remote box then they'll be able to use sspi seamlessly 
> without any problems (since it's exactly the same authentication 
> mechanism).
> The only known problem is if the user has no password, in which case 
> the system considers them insecure and forces them to guest access.. 
> if the guest account is disabled it means they can't login.  This also 
> affects network shares though.
> Tony
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