[Samba] Problems mixing public / private shares on windows
dmcleod at foranyauto.com
Mon Nov 3 17:58:42 GMT 2008
Connect to the netbios name for one share.
Connect to the ip address for the other share.
This will allow different credentials.
Don't know if you need more than two....
> -----Original Message-----
> From: samba-bounces+dmcleod=foranyauto.com at lists.samba.org
> [mailto:samba-bounces+dmcleod=foranyauto.com at lists.samba.org]
> On Behalf Of Mike Gallamore
> Sent: Monday, November 03, 2008 9:12 AM
> To: samba at lists.samba.org
> Subject: Re: [Samba] Problems mixing public / private shares
> on windows
> 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.
> Sometimes Windows doesn't even show that you are connected to
> a share and the client has to be rebooted before you'll get
> the login prompt again to pick a different login name from
> what I've seen. Definitely not ideal behavior.
> On Nov 3, 2008, at 5:28 PM, Michal Sawicz wrote:
> > Hi guys, I'm trying to have some shares available for everyone and
> > some other only available to authenticated users, here's an excerpt
> > from my config file:
> >> [global]
> >> workgroup = WORKGROUP
> >> server string = Server
> >> log file = /var/log/samba/log.%m
> >> max log size = 50
> >> guest account = nobody
> >> map to guest = bad user
> >> security = user
> >> encrypt passwords = yes
> >> socket options = TCP_NODELAY SO_RCVBUF=8192 SO_SNDBUF=8192
> >> local master = no
> >> domain master = no
> >> preferred master = no
> >> dns proxy = no
> >> dos charset = 852
> >> unix charset = UTF-8
> >> [mnt]
> >> path = /mnt/%U
> >> public = no
> >> write list = %U
> >> valid users = @group
> > It's all fine when I use smbclient or nautilus through gvfs
> - when I
> > try to access anonymous shares, it opens without a password prompt,
> > when I try to access the 'mnt'
> > share it asks for a username / password and opens the correct
> > /mnt/username dir.
> > On windows, however, I can't access the authenticated share
> - windows
> > says that 'You might not have access to the share'
> > and that 'You can't use different users to access different
> > - maybe that's a problem?
> > What am I doing wrong? Or is it impossible to do like that?
> > --
> > Michal Sawicz <michal at sawicz.net>
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