My wife, my son, and I went to the Cincinnati Museuum last night to see their newest exhibit. I learned a lot about religious symbols, the history of Catholicism, and the construction of St. Peters church. For more info click on the logo below.

SSH for Power Users

SBS creates a group called Power Users. The default SBS installation puts all users into this group. I could not log in to ssh with a normal userid but I could log in with the Administrator userid. I finally found that power users were denied “local log in” in the default Domain controllers policy.

Samba & W2K3 Problem

I did not have this problem with Samba when I was running W2K but evidently I cannot use Samba's version of SMB with Windows 2003 server. I get the following message:

cli_negprot: SMB signing is mandatory and we have disabled it.
26595: protocol negotiation failed
SMB connection failed

Evidently Andrew feels this is a problem with SMBFS,,  and we should move to CIFS. The bad news is that CIFS is supported in the 2.4 kernel via a patch. The 2.6 kernel supports CIFS. I guess I will put this project off until Fedora Core 2 is released. I have other options if this becomes an issue.