[Samba] getting ERROR: failed to setup guest info. But I cannot setup a guest account due to security policies

Rowland Penny rowlandpenny at googlemail.com
Tue Nov 12 10:30:15 MST 2013

On 12/11/13 17:22, Jon West wrote:
> Yes All I am trying to do is authenticate via AD, my linux box will not be
> hosting files. There are shares on the windows domain controller that I
> need to mount on my linux machine however and I'm trying to figure out the
> best way to go about that. I don't want to have my users have to type in a
> username and password every time they want to mount the windows share as
> that might also be against security policy.
So no users info will be stored on the Linux machine in question, in 
which case, turn it off and unplug it, then set samba up on all the 
linux machines and join them to the domain, alter your Linux users to be 
also windows users and there you go. i.e. Linux clients can also be 
windows clients


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