[Samba] Samba authentication problem

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Thu Mar 24 16:16:46 MDT 2011

On Thu, Mar 24, 2011 at 03:14:54PM -0700, Xamindar wrote:
> In further testing, changing security to user gets authentication
> working. Does anyone know why the Samba team removed the possibility to
> authenticate with share based security? I would find it very usefull to
> be able to see the shares and then authenticate when connecting to one.
> Also, the help file (from swat) needs to be correctede to reflect this.
> The sections on security in the help file still states "Instead, the
> clients send authentication information (passwords) on a per-share
> basis, at the time they attempt to connect to that share" which
> apparently no longer works.

No, share level security, warts and all, still exists and
works in 3.5.8.


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