Neil Hoggarth neil.hoggarth at physiol.ox.ac.uk
Wed Jul 26 10:14:32 GMT 2000

On Tue, 25 Jul 2000, sodero wrote:

> when create smbpasswd doing cat /etc/passwd | mksmbpasswd.sh  > /usr/local/samba/private/smbpasswd this tell me "permission denied"
> why is the cause?, what can i do?

Permissions on /usr/local/samba/private are normally set such that only
root can access the directory (this is necessary for proper security).
Did you su to root before trying to create the smbpasswd file?

Neil Hoggarth                                 Departmental Computer Officer
<neil.hoggarth at physiol.ox.ac.uk>                   Laboratory of Physiology
http://www.physiol.ox.ac.uk/~njh/                  University of Oxford, UK

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