Is this list still active?

Gerald Carter gcarter at
Wed May 17 17:01:32 GMT 2000

Will Kim wrote:
> I haven't seen traffic here in eons..
> Could someone help me with SWAT? Based on the 
> permissions given when connecting to SWAT, and by 
> the passwords screen, it *looks* like one can give 
> someone (other than root) access to modify samba 
> shares through SWAT. Does anyone know how to 
> accomplish this? SWAT's documentation is very
> poor....

The last time i checked, control over modifying shares was
simply controlled by the UNIX permission bits on the smb.conf 
file.  Try making it group writeable if you wish.  However,
account management is reserved for root.


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