[Samba] No option for username when logging in.

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Fri Jan 9 15:46:45 GMT 2004

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On Thu, 8 Jan 2004, Francis Buxton wrote:

> Our Debian 3.01 file server, running Samba 3.0.0 is setup for guest
> access to all of the shares.  Now I want to add one username, that is a
> private share for payroll.  I added the username 'pam' with adduser, and
> configured smb.conf, see below.
> [Payroll]
>          path = /home/pam
>          comment = Private
>          valid users = pam
>          writeable = yes
>          username level = 3
> Do I need to do anything to the smbusers file?
> When I try to access that share, I'm not able to enter a username.  
> It's defaulting to guest, and prompting for a password.  Actually, it's
> doing this for all shares.  When I first set this up a few weeks back, I
> was being prompted for a password, but I could never connect
> successfully, so I left it alone.  (Currently searching the archived
> logs for an answer.)

i'll bet you have 'security = share'.  User mode security is much more 

cheers, jerry
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