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Old 08-04-2014, 06:17 PM   #1
SONiQz
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Unhappy Samba 4.1.6 and Windows 8 Live Account access


Hi,

I am trying to setup some private file access on a new Ubuntu 14.04 server, the premise seemed simple, however I appear to be running into issues with the Windows Live accounts on the Windows 8 machine. with the samba config in place Windows prompts for a username and password but doesn't pass it, it seems to keep passing the Live account credentials.

Whenever I attempt to access the private share I get:

Code:
canonicalize_connect_path failed for service private, path /media/storage/private/emailusername_outlook.com
I can kind of understand where this is coming from as the private configuration is:
Code:
[private]
   comment = Private Directory for %U
   path = /media/storage/private/%U
   public = yes
   writable = yes
   only guest = yes
   browseable = y
However I am not sure how to remedy it, I have tried a username map (with every permutation of the syntax I could think of:

Code:
linuxusername  = emailusername_outlook.com emailusername@outlook.com WINDOWMACHINENAME\emailusername_outlook.com WINDOWSMACHINENAME\emailusername@outlook.com
I am just not sure how to correctly remap the username or whether there is better syntax for the username variable, or whether it is down to how to have Windows send the correct credentials to solve this issue.


Any help would be greatly appreciated!!

Last edited by SONiQz; 08-04-2014 at 06:19 PM.
 
  


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