Create Samba User Account to Access CIFS Shares


If a SoftNAS administrator sets SMB encryption to required OR desired, they will have to create Samba User Accounts in order to access their CIFS shares.


The signing & encryption key is unique for a user and is generated when the user authenticates itself for each connection. If an administrator wishes to use guest accounts, SMB encryption will need to be set to Off.

SMB encryption off