[Samba] Samba Permissions

John H Terpstra jht at samba.org
Sat Oct 25 14:29:32 GMT 2003

On Sat, 25 Oct 2003, Buck Turgidson wrote:

> I just installed samba on my private  home network.  It looks like I only have
> read access to shares.  Using swat, I changed the create, security, and
> directory mask to 777, and committed the changes.  But I still can't write.  Can
> someone tell me what I did wrong?

Did you set in you share definition?:
	read only = No

Did you add a password to the Samba encrypted password database using
smbpasswd? ie:
	smbpasswd -a 'username'

Did you set "log level = 5" and then ceck the log file to see why you are
being disallowed from writing?

- John T.
John H Terpstra
Email: jht at samba.org

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