[Samba] Anonymous connection to Samba PDC?
John H Terpstra
jht at samba.org
Wed Sep 3 15:15:14 GMT 2008
On Wednesday 03 September 2008 09:43:14 Richard Foltyn wrote:
> is there a way to anonymously connect a Windows client to a Samba PDC? I
> have some random clients which I currently don't want to add to the domain,
> but would still like them to have access to one share.
> For example, I have:
> path = /var/spool/scanner/scans
> browseable = yes
> writable = yes
> force user = scanner
> force group = scanner
> guest ok = yes
> guest only = yes
> When I connect with smbclient (either from localhost or any other Linux
> host) this works:
> [root at fundus-srv ~]# smbclient //fundus-srv/skener -N
> Anonymous login successful
> Domain=[FUNDUS] OS=[Unix] Server=[Samba 3.2.3]
> smb: \>
> >From the logs:
> fundus-srv (::ffff:192.168.1.4) connect to service skener initially as
> user scanner (uid=1019, gid=516) (pid 1380)
> [2008/09/03 16:34:03, 1] smbd/service.c:close_cnum(1401)
> However, if I connect from a Windows machine (which is not a domain
> member), this does not work as Windows/Samba insists on using the currently
> logged in user. This of course fails since these users do not exist in the
> domain: [2008/09/03 16:28:02, 2] auth/auth.c:check_ntlm_password(318)
> check_ntlm_password: Authentication for user [richi] -> [richi] FAILED
> with error NT_STATUS_NO_SUCH_USER
> Is there a way to connect anonymously from Windows as well?
In your smb.conf [global] section add:
map to guest = bad user
- John T.
John H Terpstra
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