request to remove security=share
Gerald (Jerry) Carter
jerry at samba.org
Fri Mar 10 12:51:49 GMT 2006
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Volker Lendecke wrote:
> Hi, Carsten!
> Removing security=share would get rid of quite a bit of ugly
> code, so this sounds very appealing. However, I think there
> are still quite a number of users of that out there.
> One prominent use I think is to have the completely open, no
> password whatsoever, file server. If we have good docs
> around how to achieve this easily, then this might become a
This is easily achievable with security = user.
map to guest = bad user
username map = /etc/samba/smbusers
foo = *
That's my configuration recommendation for an guest
file server. I think most people that user security
= share do so out of habit from old releases.
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