[Samba] Home Directories

John H Terpstra jht at samba.org
Sun Oct 12 18:58:01 GMT 2003

On Sun, 12 Oct 2003, Alex wrote:

> Hi. I installed Samba 3.0.0-2 recently. The problem is that when I try to
> access my user's home directory from it's Microsoft equivalent
> I get a window requesting username/password (I can't access the folder even
> if I provide correct credentials). The configuration worked fine on a
> previous versions of samba. I'm talking about specific share:
> [homes]
> comment = Home Directories
> browseable = no
> writable = yes
> valid users = %S

Remove this for now. The handling of "valid users" is broken in 3.0.0 and
will be fixed in 3.0.1.

> I could access home directory of "peter" from  Peter's windows account and
> now I can not:. I can't find much documentation for this new version of
> Samba but if anyone knows how to fix this-it would be great. Thanks in
> advance.

- John T.
John H Terpstra
Email: jht at samba.org

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