[Samba] Mixing share and user?

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Wed Oct 12 15:08:29 GMT 2005

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Bob Cohen wrote:
| Hi,
| My goal is to set up the server so that one directory
| acts like a  windows share that
| (1) does not require any log in information
| to gain access
| (2) Can be viewed from a windows box and selected
| using map network drive.
| At the the same time, I also want to set up
| private space on the disk that does require
| an authorized user, username and password for access.
| My set up (see smb.conf below), as currently
| written, helps me accomplish the second goal.  But
| not the first.  As I'm looking at this, it occurs to
| me that the problem is that the "open to all"
| director is within the /home directory tree.  Is there
| a way to make an exception to the security = users
| directive specified in [global]?  Or should I place
| it in another directory altogether.

You need a 2 virtual servers.  Configure one
with guest access. Let me know if you need example

cheers, jerry

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