Samba simple question

Mikkel L. Ellertson mikkel at
Wed May 10 22:15:38 GMT 2000

On Thu, 11 May 2000, Vasileios Zografos wrote:

> ok ok I have set up a public directory under /home/public on a linux machine 
> configured as a Samba Server.
> The configuration of the /etc/smb.conf file is like this:
>        [public]
>              comment = Public directory
>              path = /home/public
>              browseable = Yes
>              writeable = Yes
> I can see the directory from a w98 client and can open/run the files. But I 
> do not have write access to them.
> What's wrong???
> Pleezz help
> Vasilis
What are the permisions on /home/public?  Can the user you are logging in
as write to it?  If not, you have to give that users permision, or use
force user = <some user that can write to the directory.>


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