[Samba] "map to guest = bad user" ignored in Samba 4?

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Thu Feb 14 02:22:33 MST 2013

On Wed, 2013-02-13 at 10:33 +0000, Sebastian Arcus wrote:
> I would like to migrate some of my Samba 3.x domains to Samba 4. Part of 
> the functionality of the current system is allowing some Windows XP Pro 
> computers, which are not joined to the domain, access to some public 
> shares on the Samba server. I tried using "map to guest = bad user" with 
> Samba 4 - but it appears to be completely ignored and the Windows XP 
> machine keeps on prompting for username/password when trying to access 
> the server share. Has this option been dropped in Samba 4? Is there 
> another way to accomplish the same?

The 'right' way is meant to be that you enable the guest account, but
I'm pretty sure this is all just unimplemented in the AD DC mode right

Please file a bug, or better still write up a patch :-)

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team           http://samba.org

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