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

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Tue Nov 12 13:19:23 MST 2013

On Tue, Nov 12, 2013 at 01:52:47PM -0500, Jon West wrote:
> ok I've got my hw, I'll give it a try and check back with any questions
> tomorrow. In the mean time, Im actually curious about what I would need to
> do (or anyone for that matter) to solve the guest user problem. What if you
> can't have a guest user on the system so you have nothing to set that to in
> smb.conf

If all you need is to authenticate, you should not start
smbd. Winbind should not require nobody.


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