[Samba] SAMBA: how do I tell SAMBA to not prompt for id/passwords when connecting from windows (vista)

Dennis B. Hopp dhopp at coreps.com
Fri Oct 24 14:56:24 GMT 2008

On Fri, 2008-10-24 at 10:01 -0400, joseph collins wrote:
> I have a linux box on my home network and it also has xp and win viata on the same network.
> It is all friendly - how do I drop the need for Id/pw (if I can't, how do I set the id/pw
> so what I type in win vista gets passed to samba cleanly and thus I get in. I have tried
> many things in smb.conf and cannot figure it out
> TIA,

What is security set to in your smb.conf file (i.e. user, server, ads)?

How do you have your shares configured?


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