[Samba] How to give one user write permissions to HOME shares

Jerome Walter walter+samba at efrei.fr
Mon Apr 21 19:58:57 GMT 2003

On Mon, Apr 21, 2003 at 02:10:05PM -0400, Dan Didier wrote:
> So what is the best way to do this?

First, check the unix rights you gave to mmurrock user.
If he is not in a group which has rights to write, whatever Samba would do, he
would not be able to write.

A little exemple to make it clear :

Assume that /home/* belongs to "myusers" group. If mmurrock is not in this
group, add it. If, for a reason (restriction on other directories), you could
create another group in which mmurrock and the other users in previous group
(the ones in %S) are.

chgrp newgroup * and its on the road ...

That's where i use ACL to enable sharing on a per-user basis, but many people
do not like it. You should first get used to use groups before crapping your
kernel and file rights with ACLs.

Best regards,


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