[CentOS] Re: new CentOS5.1, samba help requested

Wed Mar 26 19:46:21 UTC 2008
Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com>

Akemi Yagi wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 26, 2008 at 12:20 PM, Ray Leventhal <centos at swhi.net> wrote:
>> Anne Wilson wrote:
>>  >
>>  > This is becoming a real hijack, which I didn't intend.  However,
>>  >
>>  > All users that are intended to be able to share have a user account on the
>>  > samba server.  All users have samba passwords matching their login passwords,
>>  > whether in windows or linux.  I couldn't even get their home directories to
>>  > show using 'user' mode.
>>  >
>>  > Anne
>>  >
>>  FWIW, Anne, I don't consider it a hijack at all, as my issues are
>>  definitely being addressed here too :)
>>  I am in exactly the same boat as you are indicating.  In 'share' mode,
>>  all is visible, in 'user' mode I can't seem to authenticate at all.
>>  -Ray
> On your Windows box, set up a user and password that match *exactly*
> what was entered for *samba* user/password.  I can browse and connect
> to samba servers with security = user .

But you probably don't have any shares marked as 'public' or 'guest OK'. 
  In user mode these don't mix well with normal authentication.

   Les Mikesell
     lesmikesell at gmail.com