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tsukiyomi

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EBoX and Windows XP Home - simple file sharing
« on: February 05, 2008, 07:57:18 am »
Hi

I would like to setup EBox to act as a fileserver for Windows XP Home boxes.
The main goal is to setup two public accessible shares. I don`t want to authorize
Windows XP Boxes/Windows XP users to Samba. My main question is:

- is it safe to add such a configuration by editing /usr/share/ebox/stubs/samba/smb.conf.mas
- could You please post some examples of such a setup

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Re: EBoX and Windows XP Home - simple file sharing
« Reply #1 on: February 07, 2008, 06:18:13 pm »
I don't see a problem changing the .mas file, however, you will want to create a backup since it will likely be overwritten when you update ebox. 

I assume by "authorize" you mean you don't what to "authenticate" to the samba server.  Here's a sample public share:

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[public]
   comment = Public Files
   path = /public/
   read only = no
   writable = yes
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