Forced User option
Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton
lkcl at switchboard.net
Thu Sep 18 12:41:42 GMT 1997
On Wed, 17 Sep 1997, Darrin M. Gorski wrote:
> I think you'll have to disconnect and then reconnect. Kill -HUP doesn't do
> what you think it does to smbd.
correct. we went over this one... two weeks ago: if there is/are already
connection(s) established (_including_ a connection to \\samba_server\IPC$),
then kill -HUP will have no effect on it/them.
two ways to deal with this:
1) disconnect the client
2) kill smbd.
> "I have no special gift. I am only passionately curious."
> - A. Einstein
> Darrin M. Gorski, Research Computer Systems Network Support
> Scientific Research Laboratories, Ford Motor Company
> Internet: dgorski at ford.com | Tel/Fax: +1 (313) 248-3753
> On Wed, 17 Sep 1997, Steven Law wrote:
> > Hi
> > I have been trying this very useful option out on one of our win95 PC's.
> > The head of dept (username hod) also wants to be able to access his own
> > account (martin). He logs on as hod and mounts sharename martin as
> > drive G. I put the "force user = martin" in the list associated with
> > this sharename and HUP'd the smb daemon. Although he can access drive G,
> > files are still being created as hod on drive G.
> > I thought the force user option would create files on drive G owned by
> > martin. Am I mis-reading the idea behind this parameter ?
> > Regards
> > Steve Law
> > --
> > Computing Officer
> > Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Edinburgh University.
> > Phone: 0131 650 5037 , Email: steve at maths.ed.ac.uk
> > Home Page: http://www.maths.ed.ac.uk/~steve
Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton (lkcl at switchboard.net)
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