guest access

Mark Roedel roedelm at
Thu Sep 21 17:23:33 GMT 2000

> -----Original Message-----
> From: samba-admin at [mailto:samba-admin at]On
> Behalf Of Peter Bouton
> Sent: Wednesday, September 20, 2000 5:46 PM
> To: Samba
> Subject: guest access
> # Uncomment this if you want a guest account, you must add this to
> /etc/passwd
> # otherwise the user "nobody" is used
>   guest account = pcguest
> which I have uncommented.  Not clear on what they mean by 'must add this
> to /etc/passwd'  after all the whole point is we don't know what the
> user OR password is up front.

I'm a bit new at this myself, but I believe what they're saying is that
"pcguest" needs to be a valid user on your Unix box.

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