I have spent at least 8 hours trying to share a user directory /home/ivan/Share, this was an easy task in Debian 8 Samba 4.2.14 but imposible in the related setup reglardless all the configurations are the same (Passwords, SMBPassword, smb.conf)

path = /home/ivan/Share
valid users = ivan
read only = no
  • The problem is usually due to changes in Windows over time. Last time I did it, I needed a registry tweak. Cannot remember it, and Windows not my beach, do your Google search. – Rui F Ribeiro Jun 24 '18 at 17:51
  • @RuiFRibeiro I'm gonna set a public directory for guest with force user as a workaround, I am the only one using this VM after all... – Ivanzinho Jun 25 '18 at 20:00

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