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I get a box asking for the user name and password, which I correctly supply, but it won't accept them. I just verified that the user name and password work on an old 10.04 machine.

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Can you add some more detail? Perhaps a log or something from the buffalo? – Jorge Castro Apr 28 '12 at 1:05
Are you running Ubuntu 11.10 or 12.04? – david6 Apr 28 '12 at 1:47
This is tagged 'samba' - in what way is it related? – jelmer Apr 28 '12 at 23:38

I have the same issue with my NAS. Just that mine is dlink DNS-323.

Look at my post to see if it helps in something:

12.04 network authentication not working


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This was solved by an answer to another post on this forum.… – NTMexico Apr 30 '12 at 16:00
Thanks everyone. You guys are great. – NTMexico Apr 30 '12 at 16:00
@NTMexico please click the little green tick below the voting buttons to accept the answer. Thanks. – Mochan Dec 31 '12 at 2:53

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