Win95 Username Prompt?
Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton
lkcl at switchboard.net
Sun Oct 5 14:14:57 GMT 1997
On Sun, 5 Oct 1997, Simon Hyde wrote:
> Does anyone know of a way to force windows 95 to prompt for both a username and password
> when connecting to a share, either from settings on the windows machine
there isn't one.
> or in smb.conf.
there isn't one.
> I would like to keep the windows95 machines logged in as something such as "guest", we're
> only a small organisation and forcing people to shut down the machine every time they leave
> it and to login every time they wont to use a PC seems such a drag and a bit over the top. I
> would however like to keep the security on the unix systems and was wondering if there was
> a way to allow them to supply usernames only when they connect to a share and maybe even a
> way to get windows to forget the password/username combo on disconnecting from all the shares
> removing the need again to reboot the PC. If this is not possible I can always use users=@users
> but i'd rather not.
either upgrade to NT, or use the \\samba_server\share%user syntax. check
the smb.conf files as to whether the % character is the default
share/user division symbol.
> If none of this is really possible is there a way to force the Remember password checkbox to
> default to uncheckd and not checked, so that people's unix passwords aren't still saved once
> the machine has rebooted
yes. don't know what it is, though. some registry setting. check the
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