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Re: [Samba] Change of behavior samba 3.6 and 4.5

On Sun, 6 May 2018 12:51:33 +0200
john doe via samba <samba@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm in the process of replacing my samba server 3.6.x (Debian wheezy, 
> stable) to samba 4.5.x (Debian stretch, stable).
> I'm facing one mageor opstacle:
> When I do "net view \\<SAMBA-3-SERVER>" a list of the available
> shares is displayed.
> But if I do the same command "net view <\\SAMBA-4-SERVER>" I get the 
> following error:
> "System error 5 has occurred.
> Access is denied."
> If I enter the username/password when prompted everything is working
> as expected.
> Obviously, there has been some mageor changes between samba 3.x and 
> samba 4.x but I can't seam to find an explanation for this behavior.
> Is there a way to get the samba 3.x behavior on samba 4.x?
> In other words: why do I need to enter credentials prior  to be able
> to "net view" the available shares.

You don't, or at least, it works for me.

Might help if you posted the smb.conf from 'SAMBA-4-SERVER' (and
'SAMBA-3-SERVER, if it is different)


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