This article provides a guide to use OpenLDAP authentication on Samba.
This configuration is for a guest only share. Good for create a simple share for Windows at home.
[global] workgroup = WORKGROUP server string = %h server (Samba) dns proxy = no log file = /var/log/samba/log.%m max log size = 1000 syslog = 0 panic action = /usr/share/samba/panic-action %d security = user encrypt passwords = true passdb backend = tdbsam obey pam restrictions = yes unix password sync = yes passwd program = /usr/bin/passwd %u passwd chat = *Enter\snew\s*\spassword:* %n\n *Retype\snew\s*\spassword:* %n\n *password\supdated\ssuccessfully* . pam password change = yes map to guest = bad user guest account = nobody load printers = yes printing = cups printcap name = cups usershare allow guests = yes guest account = nobody [public] comment = Public Shares path = /srv/downloads browsable = yes writable = yes read only = no guest only = yes guest ok = yes create mask = 0644 directory mask = 0755