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

Ricky Nance ricky.nance at gmail.com
Tue Jan 27 09:59:50 MST 2015

On Tue, Jan 27, 2015 at 10:43 AM, TAKAHASHI Motonobu <monyo at monyo.com>

> From: Gary Stainburn <gary.stainburn at ringways.co.uk>
> Subject: Re: [Samba] FW: desperate help needed - Samba and security = share
> Date: Tue, 27 Jan 2015 09:37:35 +0000
> > All of my servers run the same type of setup and it's all based
> > around "security = share". Why is this so universally declared as bad??
> >
> > I know when I built some F16 servers it said that "security = share" was
> > depreciated but it still let me use it. Now with F20 it just refuses.
> "security = share" is based on Windows 9x architecture and cannot support
> modern protocols such as SMB2 or later and security features. This is why
> it became depreciated and was removed.
> ---
> TAKAHASHI Motonobu <monyo at monyo.com> / @damemonyo
>                    facebook.com/takahashi.motonobu
> --
> To unsubscribe from this list go to the following URL and read the
> instructions:  https://lists.samba.org/mailman/options/samba

Gary, take a look at https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Public_Samba_Server
and see if it will fit your needs.

Ryan, samba-tool only works if you are running samba as an AD DC, if he is
just wanting simple sharing, he will need to use the older binaries
(smbpasswd, pdbedit, etc.)

Good luck,

More information about the samba mailing list