[Samba] Proposal to change security=share in Samba 4.0

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Tue Feb 28 17:34:01 MST 2012

On Wed, Feb 29, 2012 at 01:00:00AM +0100, Volker Lendecke wrote:
> Andrew,
> On Wed, Feb 29, 2012 at 10:53:47AM +1100, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> > On Tue, 2012-02-28 at 07:30 -0500, Mike Rambo wrote:
> > 
> > >  From what I saw in the rest of the thread it looks like there will 
> > > still be a way to do this but I thought I'd chime in since the subject 
> > > has come up and we do use security=share to accomplish this at present.
> > 
> > There will always be a way to allow guest access to a Samba server.  We
> > may change the smb.conf option, but this facility will always remain.
> to support your proposal, could you start documentation on
> wiki.samba.org (if it's not already there) how to do the
> closest possible equivalent to the public security=share
> server using alternatives? I think we need a precise
> to-the-point reference we can reply with when confused users
> enter the mailing lists that is very available to everyone.

+1 for that. We need to make it *really obvious* how
people can do the transition..

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