[Samba] Guest account problem ... please help

Adam Nielsen adam.nielsen at uq.edu.au
Thu Nov 24 03:40:25 GMT 2005

> When connected to a samba share on my UNIX system, I can can copy and
> move files using my XP client, but I can't delete files?  I was
> expecting Samba to follow the permissions of the user, which should
> be able to delete these files because they are in a related group.

If you 'su' to the guest user, can you delete the files with 'rm'?  That
would tell you whether it's a problem with your UNIX permissions or with

It sounds like the directory containing these files doesn't have u+w
permission and/or isn't owned by the user trying to delete the files,
but it looks like you've already checked this.


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