[Samba] trouble with ferdora core 5 with samba

Ron Deen r.deen at hccnet.nl
Mon May 1 10:26:34 GMT 2006

Have you tried to add "public = yes" to share to see if that helps?
For example:

        writeable = yes
        path = /opt/samba/software
        force group = users
        force user = ron
        public = yes
        create mode = 777
        directory mode = 777


Ron Deen

On Friday 28 April 2006 15:01, 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?
> Thanks,
> Yvon Dubinsky
> E-Commerce Admin
> DMP Corporation

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