[CentOS-docs] Samba

Mon Sep 1 04:58:19 UTC 2008
Scott Robbins <scottro at nyc.rr.com>

On Sun, Aug 31, 2008 at 10:52:59PM +0100, Ned Slider wrote:
> Scott Robbins wrote:
>> On Sun, Aug 31, 2008 at 06:51:24PM +0100, Ned Slider wrote:
> When I was reading through some documentation a few weeks ago,  
> specifically the "Samba by Example" book:
> http://us1.samba.org/samba/docs/man/Samba-Guide/
> I was surprised that the "more basic" examples were commonly using  
> security = share. I thought I had read somewhere in the past that  
> security = share was either deprecated or at least not recommended hence  
> my surprise at seeing it being used in the official documentation.  
> Personally I've always used user level security but share level would  
> certainly ease a few potential headaches for new users requiring a  
> "quick and dirty" share.
> Just so we're all on the same page, does anyone know (or have any views)  

I don't have enough knowledge to state an informed opinion--however,
you're not wrong, I also definitely remember coming across the fact that
security = share was either deprecated or at least not recommended.  

Scott Robbins
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