[Samba] writing to a samba share

Joel Hammer Joel at HammersHome.com
Tue Jan 21 23:33:00 GMT 2003

Can you write to a share if you leave off the write list?

BTW, you don't need the writeable parameter if you have a write list.

There is also the question of the permissions on the directory itself. samba
cannot override them.


On Tue, Jan 21, 2003 at 09:06:58AM -0800, sandrewz wrote:
> Just wanted to know how to make a directory writeable.
> I have used the following variables, but have been
> unsuccessful to write to a particular samba share
> using XP:
> [share]
>    ...
>    writeable = yes
>    write list = username
> Are there any more options I need to allow a user to
> write to his own directory?
> Thanks.
> sandrewz
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