Samba server with no password

Intro

We will see how to set up a Samba server on Debian with no password and no authentication.

Configuration

Installing

root@host:~# apt-get install samba

Windows share with no authentication

Create a folder share

root@host:~# mkdir /share
root@host:~# chown -R nobody.nogroup /share/
root@host:~# chmod -R 777 /share/

/etc/samba/smb.conf

[global]
   workgroup = WORKGROUP
   server string = serv01
   security = user
   map to guest = bad user
[share]
   browseable = yes
   path = /share
   read only = no
   guest ok = yes
   create mask = 777

Configuration check and Restart services

root@host:~# testparm
root@host:~# systemctl restart smbd; systemctl restart nmbd
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