[Samba] SOLVED: Re: Windows XP sees fedora14/samba3 shares but not fedora20/samba4 shares

TAKAHASHI Motonobu monyo at monyo.com
Fri Mar 13 21:41:35 MDT 2015

From: Rowland Penny <rowlandpenny at googlemail.com>
Date: Sat, 07 Mar 2015 09:09:27 +0000

> On 07/03/15 02:02, Al Schapira wrote:
>> On Fri, 2015-03-06 at 21:59 +0000, Rowland Penny wrote:
>>> try adding 'map to guest = Bad User' to smb.conf
>>> Rowland
>> Now the XP machine can see both the f14 and f20 shares.  (It was not
>> even necessary to restart nmbd or smbd on the f20 machines.)
>> Now, if I'm not asking for too much, can you please explain why this
>> worked.  :-)

Because on your f14 box, "security = share" is set, instead of 
"security = user".

"security = share" is now marked as deprecated, so f20's setting is
better now.

TAKAHASHI Motonobu <monyo at monyo.com> / @damemonyo 

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