[Samba] 2 questions about Samba

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Tue Feb 24 21:39:32 GMT 2004

On Wed, 2004-02-25 at 08:23, James Bowes wrote:
> Hi.
> I had seen a posting from another user with the same issue. 
> Here's question 1:
> For some reason when the guest account = guest, browsing is not
> possible. When set to guest = root, no problem. I'm not sure what this
> guy did to fix it but I'd love find out... 

Does 'guest' exist in /etc/passwd.  Traditionally (and by default), the
guest account is 'nobody', which does exist in /etc/passwd

Andrew Bartlett
Andrew Bartlett                                 abartlet at pcug.org.au
Manager, Authentication Subsystems, Samba Team  abartlet at samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College   abartlet at hawkerc.net
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