[Samba] Reference Documentation Server

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Tue Feb 6 13:15:04 GMT 2007

On Tue, Feb 06, 2007 at 11:12:51AM +0000, - Reyneke wrote:
> Samba (smbd) crashes with a "failed to get pdb methods for backend guest" 
> message. After searching the mail archives I have my doubts as to whether 
> the conf line "passdb backend = guest" is correct. Tried "tbdsam" but then 
> I run into all kinds of access challenges from the clients.

That should work fine, as should the default smbpasswd

If you want it fully open, try

security = user
map to guest = bad password

path = /data
guest ok = yes

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