dave at nic.com
Fri Sep 24 00:52:23 GMT 1999
Hi all. I'm trying to set up an NT/win98 print server, using the guest
account, but it still continues to prompt for a password.
I've set up the following in my /etc/smb.conf:
guest account = pcguest
comment = HP 5000 Printer
path = /var/spool/samba
browseable = no
guest ok = yes
writable = no
printable = yes
I've tried various incantations of the above, to no avail. I have created
the pcguest user, and there is no /etc/smbpasswd file at all. The win98
box continues to ask me for \\print\$IPC password, and in log.hostname
file, it shows:
Couldn't find user 'dave' in smb_passwd file.
'dave' is my win98 username, which I use for another samba server on the
network. I don't want to have to create a username for each user on the
network just to use this print server.
Is there a way around this? The smb.conf man page seems to state it
shouldn't be prompting me for a password...
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