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Old 12-05-2011, 12:55 PM   #1
dalehsti
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Set Samba server to prompt for password before viewing shares


Hi,
I need to setup a samba server to act like a windows machine when you have set password protected sharing up. In windows, if you have your pc set to password protected sharing, then when you see that server in network neighborhood and click it, it asks for a password and then you see the shares, but I can't find the comparable setting in smb.conf. I want to browse to a linux box with a tool like smbtree, and then get prompted to provide a user/pass, then see the shares depending on the user pass I provided. I need to do this from another linux box.

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Old 12-05-2011, 02:03 PM   #2
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http://www.daniweb.com/hardware-and-...p/threads/1741
or you can use this
in smb.conf
browseable = yes
&
valid user = dk or what ever
 
  


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