[Samba] Stuck in read-only mode

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Sat Dec 17 18:31:34 GMT 2005

On Sat, 2005-12-17 at 07:28 -0600, Michael Satterwhite wrote:
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> I'm running Samba on Ubuntu linux. I'm trying set it up so that my
> Windows laptop can use my home directory on the linux box. I've
> configured the home directory as follows
> [home]
> case sensitive = no
> msdfs proxy = no
> read only = no
> username = michael
> comment = My home directory
> path = /home/michael
> When I try to write to the file on my Windows box, however, it shows the
> directory to be read-only. What am I missing?

You could try Samba 3.0.21rc2, as there were changes in this area.  Is
it just shown as read only, or actually read only?

The issue I'm talking about can be worked around by setting 'acl check
permissions = no' in Samba 3.0.20 (where we had this issue).

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team           http://samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College  http://hawkerc.net
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