[Samba] Windows and Linux can't access Samba at the same time.

Rowland Penny rowlandpenny at googlemail.com
Sat Feb 8 07:37:37 MST 2014

On 08/02/14 02:33, Adam Barnes wrote:
> Hello,
> Ive setup an ubuntu server running samba as a media server for xbmc.
> Ive used webmin to setup samba, on which I have two users one with read
> only access and one with read/write.
> I access the samba shares using windows and raspbmc (based on Debian).
> The way I want my setup to work is most machines will user the samba user
> with read only, but to have one machine
> with full access. This works perfectly with only windows machines on the
> network (excluding the server)
> The problem im having is that when I add raspbmc it is unable to access the
> shares, it just rejects the password.
> I found out that if I change the security setting from "security = share"
> to "security = user" then raspbmc is able to access the shares,
> but windows is not, and vice versa.
> Im really stuck on this and would appreciate any help.
> Thank very much.
> Adam
As my crystal ball is on the blink, could you give us a bit more info, 
like what version of ubuntu you are using, a copy of the smb.conf on the 
ubuntu machine and also a copy of smb.conf from the raspberry pi


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