A bug maybe; Write list access to Read only share; security = share?

TAKAHASHI Motonobu monyo at home.monyo.com
Thu Feb 3 03:54:16 GMT 2005

This issue is the same as that I posted to bugzilla,

write list/read list/admin users do not work under "security = SHARE"

As I wrote there , at least Samba 2.2.3a (Samba included in Debign
Woody) works well. 

> > I am using "security = share".  I want to present three shares to the
> > users, Share - public read/write, Content - public read/controlled write
> > list and Secure - controlled read/write. Listed at the message end are
> > the relevant parts of my smb.conf.
> My position on this is that it is too much to expect user level access
> control to resources in security = share.  If you want to control access
> based on user access, then my recommendation is to use 'security = user'
> (as someone else mentioned).  I don't have any plans to change this
> behavior in Samba3.
> > When I posted to the samba list, I got a response about how someone was
> > successful with security = user. When I tried that, a valid user (in
> > smbpasswd file) had the expected access. However, a "guest" user (not in
> > smbpasswd file) was prompted for a username/password for access to any
> > share. They were not granted access as guest.
> Did you set 'map to guest = bad user' ?

This solution is acceptable, but I still think this is a bug, not a

TAKAHASHI, Motonobu (monyo)                    monyo at home.monyo.com

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