[CentOS] Unable to share directory via Samba?

Benjamin Donnachie benjamin at py-soft.co.uk
Tue Dec 1 13:00:34 UTC 2009


2009/12/1 James Bensley <jwbensley at gmail.com>:
> I removed the smb.conf file and wrote a new  one manually but  for
> some reason it only wants to let me connect as "Guest" and not a real
> user with some privileges?

Okay... had a closer look and suggests that your users are not
authenticating properly.

Have you created samba accounts for the linux users you wish to have
access?  See http://www.centos.org/docs/5/html/Deployment_Guide-en-US/s1-samba-configuring.html

As Eero suggests, increase your logging level.

Ben


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