smbmount, problem with permissions
barth at cck.uni-kl.de
Tue Sep 25 11:05:03 GMT 2001
> Hello group
> I have installed a SAMBA file server with SAMBA2.2.0 and about 30 clients.
> There are two linux clients running on the net witch must mount shares from
> the server. I use the smbmount command to do that. Now the problem is, that
> files on the server with permissions e.g. 0664 appear at the mounted drive
> the client with permissions 0755. Additional the owner and the group appear
> as 'root' but on the server they are shown in another way.
> Is there anybody who can help?
smbmout/smbfs are shares on a "per user" basis. You can set the
permission (and the owner?) with options during the mount. But you
will allways have one user and one permission. At least the user is a
There are only restricted situations where smb is usefull betwenn to
Unix/linux systems. Use NFS: It's a mount on a "per host" basis and
preserves owner, permissions, ...
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