[Samba] smbmount rights question

Urban Widmark urban at teststation.com
Mon Feb 11 12:41:10 GMT 2002

On Mon, 11 Feb 2002, Tony Ricker wrote:

> All,
> 	I mount a Windows directory and share it out to my users. The problem
> is that they can not save to the share. Doing a ls gives me the
> following.. 
> drwxr-xr-x    1 root     domain_a      512 Jan 10 16:09 Mgrs
> I can not change the permissions, probably because the rights must me
> set from the windows share, and I can not change ownership either. I
> read that the default is rw for the mount, and you could specify ro if
> you wanted. I used the following command to mount: 
> mount -t smbfs //test/test /mnt/temp -o username%password

man smbmount

You can set options at mount time to control owner and permissions of the
mount. You cannot set permissions because smbfs invents the permissions
you see.

And yes, there should be a 'man smbfs' instead ...


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