This is a discussion on Re: [patch] Option to supress auto guest login in libsmbclient - Samba ; On Sun, Nov 28, 2004 at 04:29:23AM +0000, Nielsen wrote: > Christopher R. Hertel wrote: > >On Sat, Nov 27, 2004 at 05:55:14AM +0000, Nielsen wrote: > > > >>I'm working on the gnome-vfs smb module. One thing that gets ...
On Sun, Nov 28, 2004 at 04:29:23AM +0000, Nielsen wrote:
> Christopher R. Hertel wrote:
> >On Sat, Nov 27, 2004 at 05:55:14AM +0000, Nielsen wrote:
> >>I'm working on the gnome-vfs smb module. One thing that gets in the way
> >>is when that when a user types an invalid password, libsmbclient tries
> >>to login as Guest. It appears to gnome-vfs and the user that the login
> >>worked, when in fact it didn't, and more often than not the user has the
> >>wrong access privileges.
> >This behavior can occur on both the client and the server side. There's a
> >bit set in the reply packet that indicates whether the server has decided
> >to map a failed logon to guest. Samba has configuration options for this.
> >I don't know if Windows' behavior can be modified.
> Thanks for pointing this out. However if the server is setup in that
> manner then it is obviously what the administrator intended to occur.
No, not really... It's just a hold-over from older versions of Windows
> What is the concern in gnome-vfs is being able to tell if the last
> authentication failed or not.
....which is why it's useful to know whether or not libsmbclient reports
the status of the Action bit.
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