Enable SAMBA sharing without password

  • When enabling the file sharing by default SAMBA server will prompt for the password while accessing the share folder.
  • To remove the password prompt you can edit “smb.conf” file located in “/etc/samba” location and change the below mention settings
  • security = share
  • If you want to revert the settings and configure SAMBA server to prompt for the password , you can edit the file and replace “share” with “user” as shown below.
  • security = user
  • Don’r forget to restart the server after editing the SAMBA configuration file
  • /etc/init.d/smbd restart

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