[Samba] Passwording a simple anonymous share

TAKAHASHI Motonobu monyo at monyo.com
Wed Apr 10 10:11:27 MDT 2013

From: "Paul D. DeRocco" <pderocco at ix.netcom.com>
Date: Tue, 9 Apr 2013 14:38:34 -0700

> I have an embedded box (Yocto Project based linux distro) to which I'm
> adding Samba 3.6 (from OpenEmbedded). All I need it for is to provide one
> browsable file share that allows read/write access to anyone on the network.
> But I want it to be password protected.

Try these settings:

  users = root
  read only = yes

And to set password to "root" with smbpasswd command.

TAKAHASHI Motonobu <monyo at monyo.com> / @damemonyo 

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