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RE: SAMBA PROBLEM



On Wed, 2006-09-20 at 15:24 -0500, Randy Easley wrote:
> ___________________________________________
> 
> Because all of samba activities are mapped to a specific user - even
> 
> those of 'public' or 'guest' are mapped to a posix (Linux in this
> 
> instance) account.
> 
> You can verify this by doing...
> 
> testparm -sv |grep guest
> 
> It should point out that even if it isn't configured in smb.conf, by
> 
> default 'guest' is mapped to a 'nobody' account which by default isn't
> 
> likely to have write access to your print spool directory for samba
> 
> which is why access is going to be denied.
> 
> I suppose you can either continue to not understand or try the
> 
> suggestion that I offered or even better yet, read through the
> 
> documentation in the link I provided - the official Samba How To -
> which
> 
> allows you to understand all of this for yourself.
> 
> Craig
> 
> Thanks for the reply Craig, I have guest = daisy so all logins will be
> used as guest. 
> 
> Processing section homes
> 
> Processing section printers
> 
> Processing section export
> 
> Loaded services file ok
> 
> WARNING: passdb expand explicit =yes is depreciated
> 
> Server role: ROLE_STANDALONE
> 
>         Map to guest = Never 
> 
>         Guest account = daisy
> 
>         Guest only = No
> 
>         Guest ok = yes
> 
> I was under the impression that a public user could print to a printer
> if specified by smb.conf ? Is that not accurate? 
> 
> Smb.conf file [printers]
> 
> Comment = All Printers
> 
> Path = /var/spool/samba
> 
> Browesable = no
> 
> Guest ok = yes
> 
> Public = yes
> 
> Writeable = no
> 
> Printable = yes
----
I've already answered that question twice now - a third time isn't going
to change the answer.

Craig


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