[Samba] Corrent security mode settings to allow mess-windows XP behave!

Robert Heller heller at deepsoft.com
Tue Apr 6 15:22:38 MDT 2010

I have a Linux samba server (CentOS 5.4, Samba 3.0.33) that is serving
two printers, anonymously, one read-only file share, anonymously, and
two username/password-protected writable shares.  Right now, I have the
security mode set to 'share'.  The printers and the read-only share are
handled right, but when I try to connect to one of the writable shared,
mess-windows only asked for a password, not a username!  What do I have
to change?  The machine I trying this on is running Win XP Pro.  (We have
another machine running Win XP Home, and there are two other machines
running Win 7.)

I'm tempted at this point of looking to see if there is a NFS client for

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