[Samba] wrong file owner name in shares

Daniel daniel.rampanelli at gmail.com
Thu Aug 3 07:07:33 GMT 2006

hi to everyone,

I've tried yesterday to migrate from an NT4 server to a Samba3 server,
but without success. I was using tdbsam for storing the accounts.
Unfortunately it didn't work as expected and so, I put everything as
it was before.

All works fine: shares, authentication (done through winbind) and
printers. The only snag is that on the shares provided by Samba3,
there are some (apparently) random displayed username as file owner.
On the filesystem, everything is set fine and the share work as
expected in relation to the permissions set. But on the Security view
of the Properties dialog there are simply some user listed, e.g. ldap,
www, bin etc.

Can somebody explain me what happens?

Best regards,

p.s.: here is a snippet of my smb.conf
   workgroup = DOMAIN
   username map = /etc/samba/smbusers
   map to guest = Bad User
   logon path = \\%L\profiles\.msprofile
   logon home = \\%L\%U\.9xprofile
   logon drive = P:
   passdb backend = smbpasswd
   domain logons = no
   local master = yes
   wins server =
   wins support = no
   netbios name = server04
   add machine script =
   preferred master = auto
   encrypt passwords = yes
   security = domain
   password server = *
   winbind separator = +
   idmap uid = 10000-20000
   idmap gid = 10000-20000
   winbind enum users = yes
   winbind enum groups = yes
   winbind use default domain = yes
   template homedir = /home/%U
   template shell = /bin/false
   hosts allow = 192.168.100.
   server string = %L


   comment = All users
   path = /samba/users
   read only = No
   inherit permissions = Yes
   veto files = /aquota.user/groups/shares/
   browseable = yes
   guest ok = no
   printable = no
   admin users = Administrator


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