[Samba] Regularly being asked for username/password

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Sat Jan 16 08:03:11 MST 2010

> I'm a bit of a noob w/ samba and I set up a small samba shar (v. 3.4.0) on
> my ubuntu machine which hosts a shared drive for a single vista laptop (my
> wife's machine).
> My question is .. is it normal for her to regularly be asked to enter her
> username and password or is it something that I've done in my configuration.

This is not normal. You should only be asked this once or at most 1
time per share if shares are on different servers.


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