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

Wed Mar 26 20:52:27 UTC 2008
Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com>

Akemi Yagi wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 26, 2008 at 12:46 PM, Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com> wrote:
>>  >
>>  > 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.
> I've just created a new share with "public = yes".  I am still able to
> browse and connect.

But if you connect to the public share do you have the guest id so you 
can write there?  This may also work differently if you aren't already 
logged into windows with a login/pasword that matches.  You probably 
authenticate as the matching linux user without knowing it.

  Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com