Samba won't allow PC connections
blgriffi at unity.ncsu.edu
Tue Nov 20 07:08:10 GMT 2001
Thanks for the tip, I will work on implementing some of these
alternatives as as soon as I can. I did mess around with security = user
and the map to guest = bad user, but I have not tried the bad password
option. I will also have to check into making the guest user be ftp
instead of nobody.
"Gerald (Jerry) Carter" wrote:
> On Mon, 19 Nov 2001, Ben Griffith wrote:
> > Joel,
> > Thanks for the config file, I will go through it at length and see
> > what else I can learn. I probably should have mentioned that I did run
> > through the diagnosis in the samba docs. Everything hums along fine
> > until step 8 where one is supposed to try "net view \\BIGSERVER".
> Try reading http://samba/org/samba/docs/Samba24c13.pdf. See if
> it helps.
> > Here I get the invalid password message, when prompted to enter a password,
> > I can try a valid one or just hit enter, either way Win gives me an Error
> > 5: You do not have the proper rights to access this blah blah.....
> > It is especially frustrating since I can do the same thing on a 'nix
> > machine eg: smbclient -L //BIGSERVER and when prompted for the password,
> > press enter and I get the list of active shares on BIGSERVER.
> > I am continuing to hunt for the best way to do totally anonymous access for
> > this. I will keep hunting on the lists and reading posts.
> > Thanks!
> > --Ben--
> > --On Monday, November 19, 2001 5:48 PM -0500 Joel Hammer
> > <Joel at HammersHome.com> wrote:
> > | First, walk through DIAGNOSIS.txt in /doc/textdocs <---MOST IMPORTANT.
> > | If that all works, below is my smb.conf which does just what you want.
> > | I do not use the [printer] special share, rather, I list each printer
> > | separately. This keeps things simpler. This printer definition does not
> > | filter. All filtering happens on the windows boxes.
> > |
> > | [global]
> > | netbios name = HAMMER2
> > | interfaces = 192.168.0.2
> > | security = SHARE
> Why use share level security? If you are just looking to supprot guest
> connections, try "security = user" and see the "map to guest" parameter in
> cheers, jerry
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