[Samba] accessing shares

Tim Jordan, Network Services timothy_jordan at labor.state.ak.us
Tue Oct 21 20:42:09 GMT 2003

My experience is very limited on Unix and Samba.  Please forgive me if 
the answer is right in front of me.

Problems accessing shares on my Samba 3.0.1pre1 running on Gentoo1.4

I'm stuck big time!  I've been trying to figure out why I cannot access 
shares.  The only share I can currently read & write to is:
        comment = Temporary file space
        path = /tmp
        read only = No
        guest ok = Yes
Linux permissions: drwxrwxrwt   36 root     root         3328 Oct 21 
11:25 tmp

When I try to acces [LinuxSoftware {FAT32}] share I get:

"\\anc-gentoo1\LinuxSoftware is not accessible.  You may not have 
permisions....  The network path cannot be found."

**I have verified that the path is correct.**

        comment = OpenSource
        path = /mnt/windows/Software/
        write list = @"Domain Admins"
        read only = No
        guest ok = Yes
Linux permissions: drwxr--r--   57 tim  root        32768 Oct  8 00:49 

On this share I get a prompt for  username and password; although 
nothing seems to let me in.  TIM is a domain user.
        comment = Tim's Service
        path = /home/bxnctej/
        valid user = TIM
        read only = No

Linux permissions: drwx------   37 tim  Domain Users     2048 Oct 21 
11:58 bxnctej
* tim is my local linux account

I may have narrowed down the problem to this log entry.  DOL-ANC-WTS2 is 
the W2K server that I'm trying to access the Samba shares from.  I don't 
understand why GETPWNAM is looking for the machine name.  I understand 
GETPWNAM to look into /etc/password.  I don't understand why winbind 
wants to look for DOL-ANC-WTS2 in a local password file?

> [2003/10/21 10:58:05, 10] nsswitch/winbindd.c:process_request(305)
>   process_request: request fn GETPWNAM
> [2003/10/21 10:58:05, 3] nsswitch/winbindd_user.c:winbindd_getpwnam(112)
>   [22176]: getpwnam DOL-ANC-WTS2$
> [2003/10/21 10:58:05, 1] nsswitch/winbindd_user.c:winbindd_getpwnam(147)
>   user 'DOL-ANC-WTS2$' does not exist
> [2003/10/21 10:58:05, 10] nsswitch/winbindd.c:client_write(502)
>   client_write: wrote 1300 bytes.
> [2003/10/21 10:58:05, 10] nsswitch/winbindd.c:winbind_client_read(455)
>   client_read: read 1568 bytes. Need 0 more for a full request

Press enter to see a dump of your service definitions

# Global parameters
        workgroup = LABOR
        realm = LABOR.AK
        server string = Samba3 on ANC-Gentoo1.4
        security = ADS
        password server = DOL-ANC-AD1
        log level = 10
        log file = /usr/local/samba/var/log.%m
        max log size = 50
        name resolve order = wins bcast
        socket options = SO_RCVBUF=8192 SO_SNDBUF=8192
        os level = 0
        preferred master = No
        local master = No
        domain master = No
        wins server = ###.###.###.###
        idmap uid = 10000-20000
        idmap gid = 10000-20000
        template homedir = /home/LABOR/%U
        template shell = /bin/bash
        winbind use default domain = Yes

        comment = Temporary file space
        path = /tmp
        read only = No
        guest ok = Yes

        comment = Tim's Service
        path = /home/bxnctej/
        valid users =TIM
        read only = No

        comment = OpenSource
        path = /mnt/windows/Software/
        write list = @"Domain Admins"
        read only = No
        guest ok = Yes

I included my groupmap.  Should I noticed two groupmappings for "Domain 

bash-2.05b# ./net groupmap list
System Operators (S-1-5-32-549) -> sys
Replicators (S-1-5-32-552) -> -1
Guests (S-1-5-32-546) -> nobody
Domain Users (S-1-5-21-3417231078-1290269627-1885213793-513) -> users
Domain Admins (S-1-5-21-3417231078-1290269627-1885213793-2005) -> root
Power Users (S-1-5-32-547) -> sys
Print Operators (S-1-5-32-550) -> lp
Administrators (S-1-5-32-544) -> ntadmin
Domain Admins (S-1-5-21-3417231078-1290269627-1885213793-512) -> -1
Account Operators (S-1-5-32-548) -> -1
Domain Guests (S-1-5-21-3417231078-1290269627-1885213793-514) -> nobody
Backup Operators (S-1-5-32-551) -> -1
Users (S-1-5-32-545) -> users

I can do these commands with success!
wbinfo -u
wbinfo -g
getent group
getent passwd

bash-2.05b# ./nmblookup anc-07-14927xp
Got a positive name query response from ( ) anc-07-14927xp<00>

Please let me know if I can send more info.
Thank you for your time,
Tim Jordan

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