[Samba] Samba 3.6.10 not reading groups

Günter Kukkukk linux at kukkukk.com
Mon Jan 21 17:40:20 MST 2013

Am Montag, 21. Januar 2013, 22:27:44 schrieb Benjamin Huntsman:
> The problem seems to be when 'security = SHARE' is set.  It works just fine
> when 'security = USER'. Seeing as 4.0 removed the option to set SHARE, I
> guess it's moot for that release...
> Unfortunate, but what can be done...
> -Ben

the setting "security = share" is deprecated for a long time already - now
in 4.0 it has been removed.
But the same "anonymous guest" access can be achieved with "security = user"
plus some additional lines ... (also in samba-3.6.x).

See https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Public_Samba_Server

Cheers, Günter

> ________________________________________
> From: Chris Smith [smb_77 at chrissmith.org]
> Sent: Monday, January 21, 2013 1:19 PM
> To: Benjamin Huntsman
> Cc: samba at lists.samba.org
> Subject: Re: [Samba] Samba 3.6.10 not reading groups
> Might be related to my bug:
> https://bugzilla.samba.org/show_bug.cgi?id=9561
> Unfortunately I'm not getting any traction on it. From my testing
> there still hasn't, after 10 releases, been a fully usable 3.6.x and
> now it's claimed to be in "maintenance mode" due to the release of
> Samba 4.x, which I guess must not have any major issues.
> On Mon, Jan 21, 2013 at 1:06 PM, Benjamin Huntsman
> <BHuntsman at mail2.cu-portland.edu> wrote:
> > It isn't honoring groups specified in the valid users clause of the share
> > configuration. I'm running in security = SHARE mode, and user
> > authentication is working just fine.  Even if I specify individual users
> > on the valid users = line, it works.  Just not groups.

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