[Samba] Another newbie question...

Joel Hammer Joel at HammersHome.com
Sat Jun 15 13:00:04 GMT 2002


Do you need secure (user/password) logins or would you be happy with
insecure (guest) logins?

For the latter, in your global section of smb.conf:
guest account = ftp
guest ok = Yes             
security = SHARE   
Make sure your share doesn't have anything which might override these


On Sat, Jun 15, 2002 at 03:39:19PM -0400, Gert Jensen wrote:
> I have installed red hat 7.3 as a server, apache is running, samba is 
> running, I have an overlay called Webmin, I have shared a file on the red 
> hat machine, set permissions 777, I can see the samba server on my windows 
> 2000 server and my xp pro workstation.
> When I click on the listed samba server in my network neighborhood, a logon 
> screen is returned,  I have tried every userid and pw combination I could 
> think of having used, no cigar.
> Please...  Help,
> I read the list and all kids configuration data being passed, sorry for the 
> newbie argot.
> Gert
> The most likely way for the world to be destroyed, most experts agree, is 
> by accident. That's where we come in; we're computer professionals. We 
> cause accidents.
> Nathaniel Borenstein
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