Client / Server config samba->samba

matt matt at
Sun Oct 7 22:00:03 GMT 2001

Hi all,

newbie here.
searching through some doco from SWAT I couldn't find the answer to my 
question. You guys are my only hope.

We (my boss, workmates and myself) are trying to set up a Linux backup server 
to centralise backups from Linux boxes, Windows and Macintosh boxes. We are 
running Dave on the macs, SuSE Linux and samba on the linux machines, Win95 
and 2000 on the others. everything works luverly, EXCEPT one thing. Copying 
TOO the server from a linux machine. I can copy from the box.

here's my setup, 
security = user
user = matt
guest = matt
psword encrpt = no
preferred master = yes.

logged in to SuSE Linux 7.0 as 'root' but want to connect to file server as 

I only included info. that *I* think is helpful which is likely different to 
what *IS* helpful.

I can copy FROM the file server to my machine. but I don't think my login is 
getting proper write access to the server.
All macs and Windows boxes can write to there shares no problem.

Only Linux to Linux or Samba to Samba fails.

Thanks in advance.


here's my /etc/smb.conf for reference

# Samba config file created using SWAT
# from localhost (
# Date: 2001/10/08 14:59:23

# Global parameters
        workgroup = DSP
        netbios name = MATT
        interfaces =
        bind interfaces only = Yes
        keepalive = 30
        load printers = No
        preferred master = Yes
        local master = No
        socket address =
        username = matt
        guest account = matt
        hosts allow = 10.5.0.

        comment = my home directory
        path = /home/matt
        writeable = Yes
        guest ok = Yes

        comment = Matt's CDROM
        path = /cdrom
        guest ok = Yes
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