Samba on Ubuntu11.10 server

I have been following some CBT on Linux aka( CBTLINUX) the trainer is using Debian 5.
However i installed Unbuntu11.10 server  because i am little more use to Ubuntu still i consider myself a newbie when it comes to Linux.
I follow the trainer and got samba and SWAT install no problem however when i got to part  to view SWAT i only see HOME:STATUS:VIEW: PASSWORD the trainer video show more options.
I put into the browser localhost:901/globals however i am not  seeing all the options available for SWAT that the trainer video show.

I bet a Linux  wizard can figure this out fast.  I don't know whats wrong. I am logged in as ron.


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Jayachandran PalanisamyTechnical Consultant - LinuxCommented:
It might be due to the version of SWAT.

Just have a check here.

You can find the latest version of SWAT here.

To check which version of SAMBA and SWAT installed on your system.
dpkg -l |egrep -i 'samba|swat|smb'

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rwh01Author Commented:
Here's screen shot of your command

rwh01Author Commented:

Do i have version 3.5.11 according to the screen shot?  I can log into SWAT as user account ron however i don't see all the buttons that SWAT uses.  Will  i try to log as root it won't take.

My root password is correct.
Slav ZabickiSystem EngineerCommented:
first do this:
tail -n 0 -f /var/log/messages
and copy and paste a part of the log with swat messages.
find something like:
smb_pam_auth failed - Rejecting User root

backup /etc/pam.d/samba


edit the valid file.
auth       include      system-auth
account    required
account    include      system-auth
session    include      system-auth


you may check

service swat


port = 901

socket_type = stream

wait = no

# Use only_from if you want to restrict access

# only_from = localhost

user = root

server = /usr/sbin/swat

log_on_failure += USERID

disable = no


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rwh01Author Commented:
Thanks to all
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