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Funny Windows 2k3 Security "Feature"
From: kevinlh () hotmail com
Date: 15 Mar 2006 18:18:20 -0000

I have a mobile unit of servers that are basically file storage for wifi laptops. The people that use the systems want 
to push a button and have everything work. Don't want a domain, don't want passwords, just want a central file system 
that everyone can rwxd. So I fired up MMC and added Security Analysis and Configuration... and turned on anonymous 
access to shares, enabled blank passwords for non-console users, enabled guest, etc. I set guest password blank, and 
theoretically i should brose to \\unsecuredserver\sharename and not be prompted for a password right? WRONG! No matter 
what combination of Local Sec Policies I set, I am always promted for a password. I was sure there was a way around it, 
but none that I have found. I ALWAYS have to type guest, and apparently this is too difficult for some people. <shrug> 
Any ideas?

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