[Samba] Re: Samba Question

Gerry Maddock gerrym at futuremetals.com
Thu Apr 14 13:53:39 GMT 2005

Got it working. I had to restart nscd service. Nscd was not reflecting the
group entries.

> Ok, it seems to be an LDAP problem. for some reason linux isnt reading the
> ldap groups, even though /etc/nsswitch.conf states groups = files ldap
> Here is my problem:
> I ran smbldap-groupadd TEST to create the group test. I then ran:
> smbldap-groupmod -m gerrym,briang TEST to add gerrym (me) and briang to
> that group. I next created a test linux directory called TESTDIR to check
> permisions. I changed the ownership to briang.TEST TESTDR (chown
> briang.TEST ./TESTDIR). I then changed directory permisions to 770 (user
> and group have read,write,and execute). I then logged in as my self
> (gerrym) and tried to access that directory and I am unable to. The
> directory permisions should allow me in w/full control as I am in the
> group TEST. I run getent group|grep TEST and verify I am a member of that
> group and I am. I then checked /etc/nsswitch.conf and it shows:
> group:      files ldap
> Just wondering why it will not let me in that directory if permisions are
> right? I used IDEALX's smb-ldap script 1.2. Any help or suggestions would
> be
> appreciated. THANKS!
>> I have a share access question for you. I have been running Samba 2.2.7
>> as
>> a PDC on my RH7.2 box for several years now. I just setup a new PDC
>> running Samba 3.0.10 on a FC3 box. I used to control read-write acces to
>> shares via samba like:
>> [TRData]
>>         path = /tr/TRData
>>         valid users = administrator, at IT, at fl, at tx, at eu, at ca, at ny, at wa, at uk
>>         write list = administrator, at IT, at FLTR
>>         force group = FLTR
>>         read only = no
>>         create mask = 0777
>>         directory mask = 0777
>> That would work fine when I was running Samba 2.2.7, but now it doesnt
>> work with Samba 3.0.10. What can I enter to my new smb.conf (3.0.10) to
>> get the shares to behave like they did when I ran 2.2.7?
>> Thanks in advance!!!

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