[Samba] Access to a share resource without password

Chris Weiss cweiss at gmail.com
Tue Mar 1 08:12:37 MST 2011

On Tue, Mar 1, 2011 at 8:25 AM, J. L. Cabral <jelocabral at gmail.com> wrote:
> OK thanks, but when I try to access from a Linux Debian machine as
> guest, I fail again....look:
> Debian:~# smbclient // -U guest
> Enter guest's password: <I put any password because guest is not a
> samba nor Linux user>

guest access doesn't actually use a username, this may be the problem.
 to force-use the anonymous account, you can do: -U %

I'd start here:
you don't have to get very down that page to have a anonymous read-write share.

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