[Samba] Problems with samba AD

Marcel de Reuver marcel at de.reuver.org
Mon May 5 17:16:16 MDT 2014

2014-05-03 13:35 GMT+02:00 <thomas.haag at freenet.de>:

> First on I can't get anaonymous login (Guest) working. I'm able to log on
> account nobody by using smbclient, but when trying to logon from a Windows
> 7 or 8 client, authentification is not working.

Using a guest account is considered unsafe and is/should be disabled by

> Second the permissions of my shares are not working like I expect them to.
> Either evrybody is allowed to see evrythin in my environment or Users are
> able to connect to the share but can't read any data on them. (Access
> denied). I played a lot with acl and chmod, but don't get the right
> settings.

You have to get acl's working on your file system and set permissions as
Administrator via a Windows client.
Also set "hide unreadable = Yes" on your data shares in smb.conf

Best regards,

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