[Samba] full access to the home dirs as Admin in Windows

Rune Tønnesen rune.tonnesen at bordings-friskole.dk
Sat Apr 22 00:04:05 GMT 2006

Martin Miethe skrev:
> Hello Mailinglist,
> I got Samba running and also have a Win2K Server being part of the 
> domain.
> I run the the backups to a USB device which is connected on the 
> Windows Server. When I login to the Windows Server as "Administrator" 
> I need full access (like root) to all the Samba shares on the Linuxbox.
> The share is defined as follows.
> smb.conf:
>> [backup]
>> comment = Backup Directory - all this needs to be saved
>> path = /var/lib/samba/shares
>> writeable = no
>> browsable = no
>> valid users = @"it-admin"
> I can access the /home Dir but have no access rights to enter 
> /home/user_xxx when being loged in as Administrator on the Windows 
> server (this is my problem).
> The smbusers file looks as follows:
>> root = Administrator administrator
> The rights of the home dirs are set to drwx--x--x
> Thanks a lot and best regards
> Martin
Hi Martin

When you log in as root on the server, do you have access to the 
directoories then?

Venlig Hilsen (Best Regards)
Rune Tønnesen

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