[Samba] Mess-Windows dumbness...

Adam Tauno Williams awilliam at whitemice.org
Tue Mar 30 09:57:28 MDT 2010

On Tue, 2010-03-30 at 11:48 -0400, Robert Heller wrote:
> I changed the Samba security mode from share to user and added a couple
> of users to allow some writable shares.  Now the MS-Windows machines are
> insisting on a username/password to access the *anonymous* (guest ok =
> yes) printers and the one read-only public file system.  How do I fix
> this? Do I *have* to configure a real-live guest user? Is there a way to
> allow some file systems anonymous access *without* a username/pasword
> and some file system write access with a username/password?  Or is
> mess-windows too stupid to handle this?

I assume you have mapped guest to a valid user account on the Samba

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