Brandon Blackmoor bblackmoor at blackgate.net
Thu Apr 5 22:53:25 GMT 2007

Quoting mikee <mikee at mikee.ath.cx>:
> Samba in the past worked with its own database of accounts
> populated and maintained with 'smbpasswd'. Your account must
> be in the smbpasswd file for you to authenticate, etc.

Thanks for the clue, but no joy:

[root at annwn ~]# smbpasswd -a smbguest
New SMB password:
Retype new SMB password:

[root at annwn ~]# /etc/rc.d/init.d/smb restart
Shutting down SMB services:                                [  OK  ]
Shutting down NMB services:                                [  OK  ]
Starting SMB services:                                     [  OK  ]
Starting NMB services:                                     [  OK  ]

[root at annwn ~]# smbclient //annwn/media
Domain=[MORTSHIRE] OS=[Unix] Server=[Samba 3.0.23c-2]
Server not using user level security and no password supplied.
smb: \> dir

                57237 blocks of size 4194304. 4270 blocks available

Brandon Blackmoor
bblackmoor at blackgate.net

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