barth at cck.uni-kl.de
Thu Sep 13 23:25:02 GMT 2001
> Even though it didn't show in the Global section,
> it did show in the SWAT gui screen. That must be
> because default is user.
> I think I'm just going to downgrade again.
What samba version have you used bevor you upgraded to version 2.2.1?
There have been bigger changes in the security area after 1.19. For
example the default for "security = " changed from share to user. I'm
not sure if security = share will fix your problem. Try to make your
way through all release notes since your old version. For the
parameters look at man smb.conf, searce the difference between the
> Dennis Micheelsen wrote:
> > Hejsa/Hello Karyn,
> > reply on Thursday, September 13, 2001, 9:11:22 PM:
> > Karyn> Hi --
> > Karyn> 1. Before I upgraded to version 2.2.1 my users were
> > Karyn> able to access the server without entering a
> > Karyn> password.
What do you mean by "access the server" if not accessing a share?
> > They only had to enter their password
> > Karyn> whenever they tried to access the share. Just
> > Karyn> like connecting to any other NT server. Now
> > Karyn> when someone connects to \\servername they are
> > Karyn> immediately prompted for a password. Any ideas?
There are a couple of browsing related parameters in smb.conf. May be
look at "restrict annonymous" and check for a vailied guest account.
> > Karyn> 2. Another closely related issue (I think) is
> > Karyn> that my customers also used to be able to access
> > Karyn> a certain share that has "guest allow = Yes"
> > Karyn> without passing. Now it asks for a password.
"map to guest" may have been changed as well. It is closly related to
the security parameter.
> > Karyn> Here are my [Global] and guest share entries:
> > Karyn> [global]
> > Karyn> workgroup = DOMAIN
> > Karyn> netbios name = NAME
> > Karyn> server string = Samba %v on (%L)
> > Karyn> min passwd length = 6
> > Karyn> log level = 1
> > Karyn> log file = /net/adm/samba/samba.log.%L
> > Karyn> local master = No
> > Karyn> wins server = 22.214.171.124
> > Karyn> homedir map = u_auto
> > Karyn> NIS homedir = Yes
> > Karyn> hosts allow = ###.###.
You are using plaintext passwords. They often cause repeated password
prompts because NT doesn't store them.
> > Karyn> [wirelist]
> > Karyn> comment = Xwire directory
> > Karyn> path = /net/wirelist
> > Karyn> read only = No
> > Karyn> writeable = Yes
> > Karyn> create mask = 0664
> > Karyn> guest ok = Yes
> > Karyn> guest only = Yes
> > try setting _security_ to USER in the global section
> > and maybe a "force user = guest" in your guest share!!!
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