[Samba] Cant get authenticated readwrite and guest readonly configured properly

Jeff W jeff.w.bulk at gmail.com
Fri May 6 00:56:32 MDT 2011

On 11-05-05 5:15 AM, Jeff W wrote:
> I should add, I've been going through The Samba Checklist,
> http://www.samba.org/samba/docs/man/Samba-HOWTO-Collection/diagnosis.html
> to try and figure out what's wrong, but so far all it's helped me figure
> out is that there is a problem, the checklist suggests no fixes for the
> error messsage that I'm seeing, which is this;
> shmee:~# smbclient //SHMEE/porn -Uchris
> Enter chris's password:
> Domain=[WORKGROUP] OS=[Unix] Server=[Samba 3.2.5]
> Server not using user level security and no password supplied.
> Server requested LANMAN password (share-level security) but 'client
> lanman auth' is disabled
> tree connect failed: SUCCESS - 0
> I've googled for what these error messages mean but the only pages that
> come up are concerning bugs from back around 2003 and Ubuntu pages which
> are painfully unhelpful ("I have this problem....", and the next post is
> "Nevermind, fixed it" with no explenation of how or why it failed). Any
> insight into why it's failing?
> The username and password used are both valid on the unix system, I can
> ssh in with them.
> Thanks for any suggestions in advance.
I ended up figuring it out with the help of this page, for anyone who
ran into the same problems that I did. 

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