[clug] Problems with Samba and Win2000
jim at adiva.com
Tue Oct 21 14:17:18 GMT 2008
Thanks for the quick response. I fiddled a bit with the "Create" settings
and can easily see the difference in settings and permissions whenever I
create a file on an XP or Vista system. The problem only appears when I try
to create a file from the Win2000 system.
I changed my smb.conf shares to look like this....
comment = Main Server Directory
path = /server
public = yes
writeable = yes
printable = no
create mode = 0775
oplocks = False
level2 oplocks = False
Notice I changed "mask" to "mode" and the value is now 0775. Saving a file
on the Linux system from Windows XP and Vista generates a file with the
Saving a file on the Linux system from Win2000 generates a file with the
Why would it work so well with the WinXP and Vista files and be totally
screwed with the Win2000 files? What am I missing here?
Peter Barker-2 wrote:
> On Mon, 20 Oct 2008, jimadiva wrote:
>> comment = Home Directories
>> browseable = no
>> writeable = yes
>> valid users = %S
>> create mode = 0664
>> directory mode = 0775
> create mode....
>> comment = Main Server Directory
>> path = /server
>> public = yes
>> writeable = yes
>> printable = no
>> create mask = 777
>> oplocks = False
>> level2 oplocks = False
> create mask.
> Could the difference between "mode" and "mask" be confusing things here?
> Typically a mask of 777 will give you the permissions you mentioned (i.e.
> lots-of-dashes :)
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