[Samba] Can't get guest users to see a drive without logging in

Felipe Augusto van de Wiel felipe at paranacidade.org.br
Tue Oct 3 14:42:23 GMT 2006

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On 09/22/2006 01:15 PM, Scott Simpson escreveu:
> I have a drive set up like
> [public]
>    comment = Public drive for miscellaneous stuff
>    path = /apps/local/public
>    writable = yes
>    guest ok = yes
>    force user = root
>    force group = engr
>    create mask = 0664
>    directory mask = 0775
>    public = yes
>    browseable = yes
> and I want users without Unix accounts to be able to access this drive
> from 
> Windows machines. However, whenever they try to access the drive it asks
> for 
> a login password. Users with Linux accounts on the machine aren't asked
> for 
> the password. How can I let in guest users without Linux accounts?
> Thanks.

	My guess is that you having problems with your guest
account and trying to set the user (force user) to be root.

	Kind regards,

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