smb.conf (a little help please)
jdow at earthlink.net
Fri Jul 28 01:57:45 UTC 2006
From: "hbrhodes" <hbrhodes at gmail.com>
> Mikkel L. Ellertson wrote:
>>>i have been trying to get this working for hours. i have finally gotten
>>>the file to allow me to get to the samba server from a windows machine,
>>>however, the thing won't let me write. Can i get some help please?
>>>i've tried the howto's and i think my brain is shutting down. i've
>>>tried trimming down the useless entries to what i have changed.
>><----------------------------------[ SNIP ]---------------------------->
>>> comment = Home Directories
>>> browseable = no
>>> writable = yes
>>> comment = public files
>>> path = /misc/R2314
>>> writeable = yes
>>> read only = no
>>> browseable = yes
>>> public = no
>>> printable = no
>>> valid users = hbrhodes, klrhodes
>>> create mask = 0765
>>Dumb question - can you see hbrhodes and klrhodes home directory?
>>(Depending on the Windows user.) Also, can hbrhodes and klrhodes
>>write to /misc/R2314? If not, you may want to use "force user" to
>>set the uid used when Samba writes to the share.
> i can see the home directory and i can see the R2314 directory
> contents. however, it will not let me write to either, and it will not
> let me see the files in the directory, it will let me see folders and
> sub folders but not files.
Generally I have found it's awkward to impossible to write to a
windows machine unless the account and smbpasswd entry match one
on the windows machine. Mounting usually works best if I use the
form that includes the username and password to use when mounting
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