[Samba] Re: Is 'force user/group' misbehaving?

Adam Williams awilliam at mdah.state.ms.us
Mon Dec 17 18:51:45 GMT 2007

Antonio Oliveira wrote:
> On Sat, 15 Dec 2007 19:05:42 +0000, António Oliveira
> wrote:
>> I'm running ubuntu server 7.10 amd64 and trying to set up a samba server
>> for a LAN.
>> Samba version is 3.0.26a IIRC (I can't access the machine ATM)
> <snip> 
> Samba is indeed 3.0.26a, just checked moments ago.
> Also, I did a couple more tests, and the error occurs, whether I activate 
> any of 'force user' or 'force group'.
> I changer the ownership of /example to to.to, didn't change anything too.
> I can't find anything wrong in my smb.conf. Does anyone, by chance, has 
> 3.0.26a and can help test this?
> Samba 3.0.24 had a somewhat similar bug, with 'force group'. Could this 
> be related?
> Cheers,
> --to

I'm having the same problem.  even on some shares with valid users = 
%S.  I'm also running samba 3.0.26a as there are no newer RPMS out in 
the binaries section of the samba website and I'm running fedora and 
centos on the various servers.

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