[Samba] FW: desperate help needed - Samba and security = share

Gaiseric Vandal gaiseric.vandal at gmail.com
Tue Jan 27 09:45:51 MST 2015

On 01/27/15 04:37, Gary Stainburn wrote:
> On Tuesday 27 January 2015 06:43:13 Andrew Bartlett wrote:
>> You will need to define your 150 users on your server, give them Samba
>> passwords and give them access to those shares via standard unix groups
>> and group permissions on the share folders, or (less preferred) the
>> valid users entry in smb.conf.
>> I hope this helps,
>> Andrew Bartlett
> Hi Andrew,
> That is exactly what I don't want to have to do.
> The work required initially plus the ongoing maintenance because of the
> turnover in staff here make that unworkable.
> I have installed CentOS and now have a version of Samba that still supports
> security = share
> I now have my fingers crossed that I can get it working because last time I
> used CentOS I couldn't get Samba to work properly either which is why I
> stayed with Fedora.

So how are the users logging into the computers now?    At some point it 
may just be worth the pain to switch to a domain model?

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