Why do I see share "NOBODY" in list of shares on the server?

Ariel Mella samba at nebula-sa.com.ar
Wed Nov 21 11:29:53 GMT 2001

maybe you have %U in the home directories (smb.conf) and samba think that a
nobody connection has established and "created" the share on the fly when
the users logs??
----- Original Message -----
From: "Dezider Góra" <gora at wittmann.sk>
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Sent: Wednesday, November 21, 2001 3:47 PM
Subject: Why do I see share "NOBODY" in list of shares on the server?

> Hi all,
> I dunno what I've done wrong, but since I upgraded my Samba 2.2.1a to
> 2.2.2 (Mandrake 8.0) I can see share called "nobody" in the list of
> shares on the server. Even I can't open it ( it asks for the password -
> I used guest, my login, root no success )  I can't seem to understand
> it. I have no share with this name in the smb.conf so I don't know what
> does it mean.
> It has the same comment as my "home directories".
> Anyone seen this?
> thanks
> Dezider.
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