[Samba] trouble with ferdora core 5 with samba

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Mon May 1 01:09:58 GMT 2006

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Yvon Dubinsky wrote:

> I installed the latest version of Ferdora Core 5 with samba.  The
> installation of Ferdora is fine, and I can see the shares I have set up
> on my Win XP Pro machine.  But, there is a problem with the rights.  I
> have made the files on the linux box 777, but I can still not write to
> the files. It is as though the files are still read only, even though
> they should be read/write.  I am also having a problem implementing the
> users into the groups though Webmin.   When I create a new user under
> Webmin and then go to add them to the groups I have set up it gives me
> an error.   Says it does not have the right rights to add in the users
> and passwords.    I have two other linux machines running with no
> problems, one is running Ferdora Core 1 the other Core 2.   Has anyones
> else had any problems with Core 5 not letting users write to the shares
> even though the rights are set to 777?

Is this with the FC5 Samba rpms?  Or ones from Samba.org?

cheers, jerry
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