[Samba] How to add basic security to my samba share?

Marc Muehlfeld mmuehlfeld at samba.org
Fri Jan 8 15:48:01 UTC 2016

Hello David,

Am 08.01.2016 um 05:58 schrieb DavidA:
> a) Create a guest Linux account on the Pi and require Windows users to
> enter the credentials of that account when accessing the Share

If you use a guest account, then everything is guest. This means there's
no difference if user A or B connects. Both is mapped by Samba to the
guest account. There's no authentication in that case.

> b) Add the credentials of the Windows users to the Samba password file ?

Create for each user on your PI (OS + Samba) and configure your
share(s). Everything you need, is described here:


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