[Samba] Re: guest account security = domain doesn't work...

Rex Dieter rdieter at math.unl.edu
Tue Jan 24 14:33:53 GMT 2006

Aarti Varshney (asadhnan) wrote:

> my security is domain, i would like to map users who fail authentication
> to be
> mapped to a guest account so they can access printers.
> My conf file looks like this:
> [global]
>         workgroup = LAB2000DOMAIN2
>         security = DOMAIN
>         client schannel = No
>         map to guest = Bad Password

map to guest= "Bad Password"
   means, user exists, but provided invalid password.

Maybe you really want:
map to guest = "Bad User"
map to guest = "Bad Uid"

man smb.conf for specific details and differences between these.

-- Rex

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