[Samba] guest not permitted to access share

Wayne Johnson wjohnson at mqsoftware.com
Fri Sep 28 12:26:29 GMT 2007

Good thought, should have tried this earlier. but yes it can access the filesystem.  After I change the shell for nobody (it defaults to nologin) I can su to it and access the share.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: John Drescher [mailto:drescherjm at gmail.com]
> Sent: Thursday, September 27, 2007 10:23 AM
> To: Wayne Johnson
> Cc: Jacek Kowalski; samba at lists.samba.org
> Subject: Re: [Samba] guest not permitted to access share
> On 9/27/07, Wayne Johnson <wjohnson at mqsoftware.com> wrote:
> > I'm having a similar problem.  We're both using 
> security=ads.  I tried security=domain, same issue.  I'm 
> properly joined to the domain.  It's a domain user that's 
> having the issue.  If I set up a Unix account for them, it 
> works.  I'd rather not have to set up 300 unix accounts just 
> for guest access.
> >
> > Could this be the same issue as having to prefix domain 
> users in write list with their domain?
> >
> Is the guest account (guest or nobody) able to able to access the
> folder you are mounting as a samba share on your native unix
> filesystem?
> John

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