[Samba] Again guest access and machine account...

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Thu Feb 8 21:15:10 UTC 2018

On Thu, 2018-02-08 at 13:02 +0100, Marco Gaiarin via samba wrote:
> But... why samba does not fallback to Guest access? Someone can explain
> me? Thanks.

All accounts, both user and computer should have a valid UID.  Computer
accounts routinely access the network as you have noticed.  In general
use winbindd to ensure all the accounts exist automatically.  

Computers are people too! ;-)

Andrew Bartlett
Andrew Bartlett
Authentication Developer, Samba Team         https://samba.org
Samba Development and Support, Catalyst IT   

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