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Hello,

I have installed Samba server on my trixbox using webmin. when I try to log from windows it asks me for username and password but for some reasons I can't add new users from Webmin.

Can some body help me to set the Samaba users.
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Question by:S_Warrior
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Try the following :

In webmin there is an option to set the security to SHARE instead of USER do that
and make sure that you allow guest to logon to to the shares.

This should allow you to access the shares with no username and password.

If that does not work please print out your smb.conf file and I wll try to help you.

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Where do I change this option?

# Samba config file created using SWAT
# from 192.168.2.2 (192.168.2.2)
# Date: 2008/01/20 18:09:38

[global]
      workgroup = MYGROUP
      server string = Samba Server Version %v
      encrypt passwords = No
      cups options = raw

[root]
      comment = Home Directories
      writable = yes
      path = /root
      username = admin

[printers]
      comment = All Printers
      path = /var/spool/samba
      printable = Yes
      browseable = No
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by:S_Warrior
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any body have an idea?
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by:aaresearch
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I suggest u to use a command line for add new users in samba:
#smbpasswd -a newuser
it ask u type new password ( twice )

With this command u add a new smb user and his password
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