On Thu, 10 Mar 2005 19:19:45 +0000
David Larkin <co.uk> spake thus:
> > Thanks, I don't want to use any passwords, enrypted or otherwise
> > The guest account sounds interesing.
> > I've commented out the following in smb.conf
> > # This one is useful for people to share files
> > [tmp]
> > comment = Temporary file space
> > path = /tmp
> > read only = no
> > public = yes
> > should this allow everyone on both machines to write to the /tmp directory but not execute anything there ?
> > I still get challenged for a username/password on the XP directory.
> > guest/guest and nobody/nobody both fail
> OK, I got that to work by changing the line
> security = user
> security = share
> Is this safe ?????[/ref]
I should think that it is not that good an idea to use /tmp unless you
have it on it's own partition as otherwise you could potentially allow
someone to upload a large file and fill the root partition at which
point a few other things might break too.