[Samba] Using ssh for samba authentication?

Igor Bukanov igor at fastmail.fm
Tue Jan 18 14:46:59 GMT 2005

Truls Løkholm Bergli wrote:
> On Tuesday 18 January 2005 12:20, Igor Bukanov wrote:
>>I use ssh port forwarding to connect to a samba server from Windows
>>2000/ XP clients. But there is an annoying part that I have to enter my
>>password for samba shares after I already authenticated with the server
>>using ssh. Is there any way to setup samba so in the case of ssh
>>connections it would use already authenticated user name and would not
>>ask for any password for shares?
> How do you do the port forwarding?   

Using either cygwin ssh port and running from command prompt on windows 
ssh -L 139: username at hostname

or via similar configuration using PuTTY

Regards, Igor

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