Linux Samba Client access to Samba Share
Bruce Best (CRO)
bestb at lao.on.ca
Thu Oct 18 10:40:09 GMT 2001
Thanks for your reply;
>If a connection to a samba server is made, it is made as a certain
>user and you the client has the rights this user can get.
>Use smbstatus on the server to see if the connecting user is the same in
I will test that later (I'm not at the machine right now).
>Further more smbmount (and smbfs) have to use this "singel user
>connection" to the samba server and provide a multi user file system
>on the client. For this smbmout has a couple of options: umaks, user,
The Samba server appears to be completely indiscriminate for Windows
clients; it doesn't seem to care who you are, but gives access anyway.
>I am pretty sure that you have to look at your client setup to fix
>your problem, not at the samba server.
Yes, I guess my real question is how do you set a linux Samba client to be
treated just like a Windows client?
>Are there any reasons for you not to use NFS between Linux and your
Not really. It seemed as though this should just work, and it puzzled me why
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