Configure anonymous access to a single SMB share

You can configure anonymous access to data stored on a single share through Guest user impersonation.


  1. Click Access > Membership & Roles > Users.
  2. From the Current Access Zone list, select the access zone that contains the share you want to allow anonymous access.
  3. From the Providers drop-down list, select Local.
    1. Click View/Edit for the Guest account.
      The View User Details dialog box appears.
    2. Click Edit User.
    3. Select Enable the account, and then click Save Changes.
  4. Click Protocols > Windows Sharing (SMB) > SMB Shares.
  5. Click View/Edit next to the share you to allow anonymous access.
  6. Click Edit SMB Share.
  7. Click Show Advanced Settings.
  8. Locate the Impersonate Guest setting, and then click Use Custom.
    The Impersonate Guest drop-down list appears.
  9. Select Always in the Impersonate Guest list.
  10. Click Save Changes.