'map to guest' option

Gerald Carter gcarter at valinux.com
Wed Feb 7 13:11:20 GMT 2001

Mike Dawson wrote:
> Hi,
> I'd like users who log on as a user who does not exist 
> on the system to be quietly allowed access as the guest 
> user.  I set the 'map to guest = bad user' option in 
> the [global] part of the config, but there's no 
> change to the default behaviour which is to deny access 
> to unknown users.
> The Samba server is set up as a PDC and the workstations 
> are running win2k.  I've had the same problem 
> with Samba 2.2alpha1 and TNG.

Check the 'public' parameter and make sure you have a valid
gues account defined.

CHeers, jerry
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