I have to set a registry key on all Windows 10 clients since the Windows 10 1709 update, because MS disabled the guest account access by default superuser MS TechJourney:
The recommended solution is to add an explicit account and password on your NAS device […]
I have this set up. To access the shares on the samba server you have to type username and pw, but w/o setting the above registry key, the client PC cannot even list the available file shares on the samba server. What is wrong in my configuration?
[global] workgroup = <censored> server string = <censored> interfaces = lo enp3s0 <censored>/25 bind interfaces only = yes hosts allow = 127. <censored> allow insecure wide links = yes log file = /var/log/samba/log.%m max log size = 50 log level = 1 # Standalone Server Options security = user passdb backend = tdbsam map to guest = Bad User guest account = nobody smb encrypt = auto # Browser Control Options local master = yes os level = 255 preferred master = yes domain master = yes # Name Resolution wins support = yes # Share Definitions [home] comment = <censored> path = /home public = no browseable = yes writable = yes create mode = 0660 directory mode = 0770 veto files = /lost+found/pub/user/backupbot/ [public] comment = <censored> path = /home/pub/ public = no browseable = yes writable = yes create mode = 0660 directory mode = 2770 veto files = /TempDrive/Papierkorb/ inherit permissions = Yes # allow access from public to media/extra/Software follow symlinks = yes wide links = yes