Samba shares and logging in

Derek Ragona derek at
Wed Mar 22 19:48:37 UTC 2006

You can configure a samba server to be a domain controller/active 
directory  slave and get the login credentials from the windows 
server.  You can add a script to create the accounts on the samba server if 
they do not already exist.


At 03:11 AM 3/22/2006, Vayu wrote:
>In windows when I have the same user account on two machines, neither 
>needs to
>login to access the share.  With Samba I have to use the username/password.
>The XP machine can get straight into the FreeBSD machine (which has the same
>username and password) but the FreeBSD machine needs to login to access the
>XP share.
>Are there any Samba settings that would allow the FreeBSD machine the ability
>to access shares without logging in if (and only if) the user exists on both
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