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Unable to fetch machine password when printing from AIX to Windows XP

Unable to fetch machine password when printing from AIX to Windows XP

Unable to fetch machine password when printing from AIX to Windows XP

(OP)
Hi fellows,

  I'm using Samba 3.0.4 on an AIX 5.3 box, I have a windows 2000 active directory domain and I'm trying to use smbclient to print in a dot matrix printer shared in a Windows XP computer.

  The command I'm using is:

CODE

smbclient //myhost/myshare -P -c "put /tmp/myfile.tmp"

  but I get the next message:

  ERROR: Unable to fetch machine password

  I also tried:

CODE

smbclient mypwd -U mydomainuser //myhost/myshare -P -c "put /tmp/myfile.tmp"

  with the same result.

  Do I have to join the AIX server to the Active Directory domain? What else I'm I missing?

  Thanks a lot,

Mauricio

RE: Unable to fetch machine password when printing from AIX to Windows XP

You may try this:
smbclient //myhost/myshare -U mydomainuser%mypwd -N -P -c "put /tmp/myfile.tmp"

Hope This Helps, PH.
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RE: Unable to fetch machine password when printing from AIX to Windows XP

(OP)
I also needed "-W mydomain" but that "user%password" sintax was what I was missing.

Thank you very much !

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