How to time out?

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Fri Jan 18 01:43:04 GMT 2002

Pranay wrote:
> Hi,
>     I configured Samba on my FreeBSD machine & I can browse my machine
> through Windows happily. But one problem I'm facing when I log in first
> time it asked me for a user name & password. I gave it. Authentication
> was successful. When I close that particular window & again try to
> connect doesn't ask me for the user name & password, directly my
> shares r get opened.
>     Is there any option to set time out or anything else from which it
> can ask Usernmae & password everytime while browsing that machine...???

No, becouse we ask for the password every time (or an existing
connection).  The problem is that your client is caching the password
and resending it automatically.

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                 abartlet at
Manager, Authentication Subsystems, Samba Team  abartlet at
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College   abartlet at

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