[Samba] Connect without password

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Wed Feb 11 21:40:52 GMT 2009

On Wed, Feb 11, 2009 at 4:31 PM, Bertram Scharpf
<lists at bertram-scharpf.de> wrote:
> Hi,
> this is a question that is difficult to google for. It probably
> even should be asked in a Windows forum. But as this is a list I
> know for proficency, just let me start posing it here.
> I want to connect to an XP share without entering a password
> because this step is part of a script. I try to enter a command
> like:
>  smbclient -N -U Guest //somepc/floppy -c 'get somefile.txt'
> Now, I tried for about 1 1/2 hours to configure the XP in some way
> that this is accepted. All I got is a series of errors
> Could someone point me to a tutorial where is explained how to do
> it right?
Is the Guest account activated on the XP box?


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