Changing Permissions of Samba Mounted Volumes?

Urban Widmark urban at
Sat Mar 17 10:37:56 GMT 2001

On Fri, 16 Mar 2001, Mike Loiterman wrote:

> How can I change ownership or write permissions of a mounted samba volume.
> The idea is to use a folder located on one of my windows machines as the
> default download directory, but the user that will be downloading the songs
> does not have permission to write to the mounted samba volume.  I have done
> a chmod 775 on the mounted volume but nothing happens.  Am I missing
> something?

man smbmount, read about uid/gid and fmask/dmask.

You probably want to set uid, assuming only one user is writing.


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