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Old 01-11-2017, 01:00 AM   #1
pradeepgajula
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Share the folder in samba server without authentication


I have a linux server running samba server and want to make a share and I don't want that the login dialog box appear in the windows box when try to access my server...

I have shared a folder which requires user authentication. And I could successfully do that.

But I would like to share one more folder which shouldn't ask user authentication. I am sure that I configured the file correctly, but still it is asking for the user authentication


how can I leave my server share open so any machine in the network could access it without providing a password?

This is my configuration file

[ITS]
comment = mysambashare
path = /quota/ITS
write list = pradeep, suraj, santosh
create mask = 0755
public = yes
valid users = santosh, suraj, pradeep
browsable = yes
writable = yes

[Public]
comment = samba_without_authentication
path = /home/public_folder
public = yes
guest ok = yes
guest only = yes
browsable = yes
writable = yes
security = share
create mask = 777




Regards,
Pradeep
 
Old 01-11-2017, 04:23 PM   #2
gregdeputy
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was having the same problem, found this

Was having the same problem, the sample config here works for me

https://websiteforstudents.com/lesso...ndows-systems/
 
  


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