[Samba] permissions issue
eric.linux at t-online.de
Sat Jul 6 00:25:03 GMT 2002
Does the smbmnt file's permissions include Set UID?
Everytime I mounted the WinME machine to my home directory in Linux the files
showed up as root root. Once I changed smbmnt's UID the problem was solved.
Hope this helps!
On Friday 05 July 2002 20:58, Jason Venkiteswaran wrote:
> hi all,
> i've got a linux (2.4.28) running samba (2.2.3a). it serves to
> people in my lab (all windows, win98 and win2k) and people outside
> of my lab (all windows, win98, winme and win2k). inside the lab all
> computers log into the network as the user 'doclab'. outside of the
> lab people log into the network as their unique userid.
> the problem arises when the user 'doclab/ creates a file inside one
> of the user's home directories (e.g. /home/jjvenkit that's me). we
> want the 'doclab' user to be able to do this (ip address is
> restricted to machines inside the lab) AND we want the ownership of
> that file to remain with the owner of the home directory (e.g.
> jjvenkit). that's the problem--when 'doclab' creates a file the
> user is incorrect on it and therefore the people outside of the lab
> can't modify file in their own home directory.
> currently this is how things are set-up:
> path = /home
> comment = My Documents aka Home Directories
> writable = yes
> public = no
> create mask = 0660
> force create mode = 0660
> directory mask = 6770
> force directory mode = 6770
> valid users = doclab
> hosts allow = localhost 126.96.36.199 188.8.131.52 184.108.40.206
> 220.127.116.11 18.104.22.168 22.214.171.124 126.96.36.199 188.8.131.52
> 184.108.40.206 220.127.116.11 18.104.22.168 22.214.171.124
> on the filesystem:
> /home root.root 0775
> /home/%u %u.doclab 6770
> where the group doclab has only the userdoc lab in it.
> does anybody have any suggestions on what i can try?
> thanks very much,
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