[Samba] Write permission for only server machine.
techjedi at gmail.com
Mon Sep 27 17:33:05 GMT 2004
On Fri, 24 Sep 2004 06:44:27 -0700 (PDT), prakash k
<prakash_cgeditor at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Good day every one.
> I have a network with samba 3.0.7 running on a
> server. Every hour, the server downloads antivirus
> updates and pushes them to all the clients on the
> My objective is to give write permission for the
> antivirus share only to this server machine. Other
> machines should have only read permission. My samba
> configuration file is as follows:
> workgroup = pranan
> netbios name = SANTOSH
> security = SHARE
> path = /antivirus
> guest ok = yes
> browseable = yes
> hosts allow = x.y.z. //subnet IP address
> write list = x.y.z.w //Server IP address
have you made the guest account and defined it in samba? guest ok = yes
is only half the battle
> But my problem is every client machine is
> asked for authentication with this
> configuration and the server needs to maintain login
> id and password of each machine, which I dont want
> to maintain.
> Is there any way of solving my problem? if yes
> Please help me.
> Thanks in advance.
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