browsing as guest

Steve Hsieh steveh at
Mon Feb 1 18:50:19 GMT 1999

If you are not using security=share, you probably want to look at the 'map
to guest' option...

On Tue, 2 Feb 1999, Andy Doran wrote:

> hello all, I'm having a problem which I suspect, is with 95, not
> with Samba. I can't get any 95 machine to get a share list or
> make any other kind of connection to a samba server when an
> account for the user it's connecting as doesn't exist; even
> if i set 'guest only' on a share.
> browsing/connecting to shares as guest using smbclient works
> fine. i've tried every different version of 95 thats been
> released, and applied the fixes mentioned in docs/Win95.txt.
> creating user accounts on this server is not something i 
> want to do, since there's around a 1000 of them. i would give
> up and use NIS, but my servers use a mix of DES and MD5
> encryption, so that's out of the question. can anybody tell 
> me what i'm doing wrong?
> thanks,
> andy.
> ps: can you pls cc:ad at since i'm not on this list.
>     is there a digest version?

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