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When the Mac client tries to connect to Services for Mac share resources on Windows Server 2003, the user receives the following error message:
This problem does not occur with Services for Mac on Microsoft Windows 2000.
The user authentication method required by this server can't be found.
This problem occurs because Mac client does not use Microsoft User Authentication Module (UAM). By default, the Windows Server 2003 Services for Mac server permits only Microsoft Authentication.
Earlier versions of Microsoft Windows servers have both options: Microsoft Authentication, and plaintext password protection in the form of the Apple standard UAMs.
To resolve this problem, enable the plaintext password options.
To enable plaintext password options, follow these steps:
Article ID: 834498 - Last Review: October 11, 2012 - Revision: 4.0