[Samba] SAMBA 4 "username" parameter

Rowland penny rpenny at samba.org
Tue Oct 20 14:20:31 UTC 2020

On 20/10/2020 15:10, Fernando Gonçalves wrote:
> I'm sorry, but since I'm a SAMBA / Linux developer, I don't know how 
> to answer your questions.
> What I can say is that before SAMBA (stand alone) was used in version 
> 3.6.6, where the "username" option was used in the sharing settings.
> For example:
> [folder]
> path = ...
> username = userX
> Thus, the following line was passed in a DOS script:
> net use x: \\samba-server\folder <password>
> This way the mapping took place using the user that was defined in the 
> parameter "username" (userX).
> But now in version 4 (member of an AD domain) this parameter is not 
> accepted.
'username' was replaced by 'valid users', so you could try that.


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