[Samba] Newbie question
ranyardm at lineone.net
Thu May 16 05:37:02 GMT 2002
At 02:17 PM 5/16/02 +0200, Rob Westland wrote:
>I just installed Linux RedHat 7.2 with samba.
>I use the following conf file:
> smb passwd file = /etc/samba/smbpasswd
> printing = lprng
> dns proxy = no
> security = share
> encrypt passwords = yes
> workgroup = K&S
> server string = Samba Server
> socket options = TCP_NODELAY SO_SNDBUF=8192 SO_RCVBUF=8192
> log file = /var/log/samba/%m.log
> netbios name = Linux
> load printers = yes
> username map = /etc/samba/user.map
> printcap name = /etc/printcap
> max log size = 0
> path = /home/data
> writable = yes
> comment = K&S Algemeen
> valid users = root,rob
> printable = no
>On my Windows machine I can see linux and I can see the share (algemeen),
>but when I try to browse to it, Windows asks me for the password.
>What am I missing?
A couple of things - if you go for share level security you should have a
password = blah entry in the share.
If you just want to use a username and password that is on the linux box,
use security = user and run the following on the server :
smbpasswd -a username
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and anything that I say may not be as
accurate as a response from one of the
team. I reply to save those more
qualified time, which can more usefully
be spent developing SAMBA further.
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