[Samba] weird permission problem

Michael Joyner mjoyner at vbservices.net
Tue May 3 18:07:54 GMT 2005

Please supply smb.conf
Hans du Plooy wrote:
> Hi all,
> I setup a DC for a company who until now have been using standalone
> WindowsXP Pro desktops in a "workgroup."
> Initially I just added the users, standard setup.  They all belong to
> the group "users."
> Then they asked for a limited group to have access to the financial
> folders.  So I added a group "financial" and limited access to users in
> the financial group.
> Now, for some reason, only the people in "financial" can print.
> In my log.smbd file I see the user connect and it says authentication
> succeeds, but the user gets an "access denied."
> Has anyone seen this behaviour before?  The setup is the standards SUSE
> 9.2 samba, with users in smbpasswd file.  I've used SUSE 9.2 for many
> domain controllers before, all with printing, most with multiple groups,
> and I've never seen this before.
> Thanks

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