share security passwords

Daniel Polombo daniel.polombo at
Tue Nov 16 16:27:53 GMT 1999

bkk5 at wrote:
> Hello,
>   I'm trying to setup a share that will accept one password for anyone
> wanting to use the share, as is possible in windows.  I don't want to make
> an account for everyone who will have access.  How can I assign a password
> that is valid for a share, regardless of who's using it?

You can specify a list of users (unix users) who can access the share,
with the "user" field in your smb.conf.

If you don't want users to connect using any other username, you can
also use the "valid users" field.



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