[Samba] smb.conf problem
jblue at bestpond.com
Sat Mar 22 03:38:57 GMT 2003
> "public" is a synonym for "guest ok". Check for that in the output of
Thanks for that, learn a new term every day :)
> > Using SuSE V8.0 and Samba 2.2.7a-SuSE on a small network
> > printing was OK from Win NT PC to a Linux printer until a few days
> > ago.
> > I am now getting confused about my smb.conf file, there is a line
> > public=yes which I gather should be under [printers] or [print$] or
> > both sections.
> > I checked the /etc/samba/smb.conf file and added in that line to
> > both sections using Kate (editor) as root.
> > I can check smb.conf with testparm (as root or user john) and it
> > checks OK but a dump of it in the terminal does not show the line I
> > have added. I have stopped and restarted smbd and nmbd and even
> > rebooted the computer but still that line does not show up when I
> > dump smb.conf after running testparm.
> > What am I doing wrong here? Is the line I entered public=yes
> > working? It shows up in Kate OK?
> > Any advice welcome?
> > John--
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