[Samba] [3.6.6] Possible to allow password-free read/write access?

Gilles gilles.ganault at free.fr
Fri Mar 27 15:04:26 MDT 2015

On Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:57:30 -0400, Gaiseric Vandal
<gaiseric.vandal at gmail.com> wrote:
>per smb.conf, you might want to try changing to "security = share" 
>(assuming you don't have any shares that might require more restriction.

I read that "security = share" was deprecated in favor of "security =
user", so that's what I used.

>Did you try setting the linux directory permissions as 777-   at least 
>for testing?

Turns out I had to run "chown nobody" on the share, since this is the
Unix user account Samba relies on by default when using "map to guest
= Bad User".

I'll read some more about how Samba handles user authentication +


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