Samba and Windows

Tez binary_y2k2 at blueyonder.co.uk
Mon Jan 15 13:17:48 GMT 2007


Jim Byers wrote:
> Tez wrote:
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>>> I have had to reinstall Dapper and am trying to setup Samba so XP 
>>> Clients can see Dapper server.  I can see my Samba server from XP and 
>>> see the shared folders, but when I double click XP network workgroup 
>>> icon I get a popup login.  The first time I set Samba up I had the same 
>>> problem and some one told me what to change to allow me to access 
>>> server.  I will print out and lock up the tip next time.
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>>
>>> Jim
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>> You probably need to change "security = USER" to "security = SHARE" in 
>> /etc/samba/smb.conf
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>> Tez
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> Jim wrote:
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> Thanks Tez, that was the change that fixed me last time thanks to you, 
> but as I look at my smb.conf I see that I have made that change already, 
> but still get the popup from XP.  Is there something anything else that 
> can be causing that problem?
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> Jim
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Did you restart/reload samba after?
as long as it's set to "SHARE" it shouldn't ask for a password

Tez





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