<netAPI> [Guenther-sir] NetShareAdd not working samba 3.5.8

TAKAHASHI Motonobu monyo at monyo.com
Tue May 3 03:42:44 MDT 2011

From: okmanoj at indiatimes.com
Date: Tue, 3 May 2011 11:50:01 +0530 (IST)

> I am trying to create test application in linux which will dynamically add samba file share to local Linux.


> My reg conf looks like


>         add share command = /home/manoj/project/installed/samba-3.5.8/bin/net conf addshare
> When I ran samba test binary share_add ""  "FS3" "/home"
> It returned "WERR_ACCESS_DENIED"
> While debugging i found in logs


> means "/home/manoj/project/installed/samba-3.5.8/bin/net conf addshare "/home/manoj/project/config/smb.conf" "fs3" "/home" "Test share created via NetApi" 0"
> however correct format for  "net conf addshare" is /home/manoj/project/installed/samba-3.5.8/bin/net conf addshare "fs5" "/home" "writeable=n" "guest_ok=y" "Test share created via NetApi"


> I believe samba source will NOT have this basic problem, May be I am doing something wrong.

"add share command" parameter is not intended to work with "net conf
addshare" nor "net usershare". You need to create a custom script
suitable for "add share command". See smb.conf(5).

* smb.conf(5) included in Samba 3.5.8 is broken, look at another

TAKAHASHI Motonobu <monyo at samba.gr.jp>

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