'guest only = yes' broken?
Gerald (Jerry) Carter
jerry at samba.org
Mon May 15 19:35:10 GMT 2006
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Moving to the tech list....
Jeremy Allison wrote:
> On Mon, May 15, 2006 at 02:30:20PM -0500, Gerald (Jerry) Carter wrote:
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>> Jeremy Allison wrote:
>>>> according to the manpage entry for 'guest only = yes' I
>>>> would expect that I can not log in to [tmp] when having
>>>> vlendec at delphin:~> smbclient //192.168.234.1/tmp -Uvl%asdf
>>>> Domain=[DELPHIN] OS=[Unix] Server=[Samba 3.0.22]
>>>> smb: \>
>>>> What should we change? Docs or code? The docs right now say
>>> Fix the code I think. I'll try and take a look....
>> I think the code is right. I always took it as a short
>> hand for 'force user = guest_account'. If we change the
>> code, it has the potential to break installations. If
>> no one complained, I'd just fix the docs.
> Hmmm. So are we sure it's forcing the logged on user
> to guest ? We need to check that (IMHO).
ok. So here's a question. Do we really need this
parameter? I think it was originally more for share
mode security. Really you could get the same behavior
if we set 'valid users = guest_account' and 'guest ok = yes'
I think. So do we really need a separate short
hand parameter for this ?
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