[Samba] guest access

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Sat Dec 29 12:26:17 UTC 2018

On Sat, 29 Dec 2018 15:48:37 +0330
sam zand <zand.nas.storage at gmail.com> wrote:

> I have 50 users in a network. for 40 user defined username and
> password but 10 users alone want to connect to one public share the
> is common for 50 users.
> what is the best smb.conf for the scenario?
> very thanks for answer the questions me

First, do not use the DC as a fileserver.

Set up a Unix domain member, see here:


Do not use a guest user, make everybody authenticate.

Use Windows ACLs, see here:


You appear to be the system administrator, you make your users do
things your way, it is the only way to make things secure.


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