Samba Issue

paul.bardeskar at paul.bardeskar at
Thu Aug 25 01:43:56 GMT 2005

Hi Andrew,

Check the attached smb.conf file.
I have changed the IP and the host name.

(See attached file: smbconf.txt)
Best Regards,

Paul Bardeskar
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                      Andrew Bartlett                                                                                                  
                      <abartlet at samba.         To:      paul.bardeskar at                                                  
                      org>                     cc:      samba-technical at                                                
                                               Subject: Re: Samba Issue                                                                
                      25/08/05 06:02                                                                                                   

On Wed, 2005-08-24 at 11:26 +0800, paul.bardeskar at wrote:
> Hi Team,
> In our Vulnerability Scan we have got this point.
> |------------------------------------|
> | Unix : SAMBA : Blank password on   |
> | 'dummy'                            |
> |------------------------------------|
> I need a solution for dummy account it has a blank password
> on our system running with Samba Version 2.2.2.
> And i also checked there is no dummy account.
> Please help to set this up.

Can you post your smb.conf?

We need a few more details before we can help.  It sounds like you are
just seeing the normal, documented effects of 'map to guest = bad user',
but it is hard to tell.

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                      
Samba Developer, SuSE Labs, Novell Inc.
Authentication Developer, Samba Team 
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College

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