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Windows 2000 MAC connection problems

by musbert / July 21, 2009 11:35 PM PDT

Hi All,

I have a Windows 2000 server which had been working fine until recently. When I set up new users, they are not able to connect from a MAC OS9 machine. It returns an invalid username and password. This is consistent with the Windows 2000 server which returns the same in event viewer. Weirdly though, the user is able to log into the Windows 2000 server from a Windows machine with the same user name and password.

In addition, old accounts work just fine with both MAC and Windows Clients. I have uninstalled the latest security patches, but still no luck...

Any ideas?

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From memory its similar to.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 22, 2009 12:02 AM PDT

Similar to http://www.macwindows.com/tutwinnt.html you not only give them accounts but the Services for Macintosh has us put them in the right group and more.

Just asking. Did you inherit this server? I find that when this question is asked, the IT staffer is taking over for the old retired staff that didn't document the procedure.

And if that link does not help it's not because it doesn't apply. It may not apply to your setup. You'll have to find out what differs from old and new accounts.
Bob

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Still no access
by musbert / August 2, 2009 9:24 PM PDT

Bob,

thanks for your reply.

Yes, I am inheriting this server. I'd previously set up a few accounts just fine until this issue started.

I can not remember any drastic changes I made to the server. I've noticed that all the Macintosh services are installed.
All settings in the accounts that work and those that dont are the same.

Any other ideas?

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How many CALS?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 3, 2009 5:53 AM PDT
In reply to: Still no access

Is the number of CALS too low?

(Please, if you don't recall CALS, try google.)
Bob

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