password problem -- or bug?

Giulio Orsero giulioo at
Tue Mar 28 17:44:05 GMT 2000

On Wed, 29 Mar 2000 00:04:53 +1000, hai scritto:

>However, if the user has an empty Windows password, he is
>able to log in to the nework and gain writing privilegies to the
>shares at the linux-server without ever supplying any password.
>This is both on his own profile share and for the common shares
>on the server.

Look for the permissions of all dirs in the path to the share.
Check with smbstatus if the users logs on with his uid or as guest.

Reproduce the login with smbclient:
smbclient '\\server\share' -Uuser%pass
smbclient '\\server\share' -Uuser%
and see samba messages.

giulioo at

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