[Samba] Problems mixing public / private shares on windows

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Mon Nov 3 17:18:47 GMT 2008

On Mon, Nov 3, 2008 at 12:12 PM, Mike Gallamore <mike at mpi-cbg.de> wrote:
> In my experience you are correct. Windows seems to treat authentication as a
> per server bases. Once you've logged in as one user it will try to use that
> users credentials for the next share from that server. I haven't figured out
> a workaround but it would be great if someone knows one.

This is buy design. You can not connect to the same server with 2
different sets of credentials.

Probably a workaround is to have samba assingn a nebios alias to the
server and use that to connect using a second set of credentials.


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