[Samba] User permissions on samba shared directories

John H Terpstra jht at samba.org
Mon Sep 15 17:34:06 GMT 2003

On Mon, 15 Sep 2003, Hemond, Steve wrote:

Suggst you read chapter 13 of the Samba-HOWTO-Collection that is avaliable
from the Samba-3.0.0 CVS tree. It is also available from the Samba Web


- John T.

> Hi everybody,
> I have successfully installed and configured Samba on my Aix box. I have
> setup domain security and mounted the machiine on the domain. I added a
> [homes] section and now everybody logging to their Windows 2000
> workstations have access to their Aix home directory, what is great!
> However, I have noticed by checking the home directory security for my
> user that there is THREE users | groups allowed :
> AIXHOST\user - Full control
> AIXHOST\staff - Read & Execute
> AIXHOST\everybody - Read & Execute
> The everybody user (i'm not sure about its right name in english, french
> = 'Tout le monde') is unwanted there, since I don't want other users map
> my home directory. If I delete that user permission, everything would
> run fine, but HOW?
> Is there any way I could give certain (winnt) acces permission to Aix
> directory in smb.conf? I want the security be checked by my windows 2000
> server pdc only. There is no need for password sync whatsoever.
> Any suggestions?
> Thanks in advance,
> Steve Hémond
> Programmeur Analyste / Analyst Programmer
> Smurfit-Stone, Ressources Forestières
> La Tuque, P.Q.
> Tel.: (819) 676-8100 X2833
> mailto:shemond at smurfit.com
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John H Terpstra
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