[Samba] permission problem samba share 2nd suse server

Felipe Augusto van de Wiel felipe at paranacidade.org.br
Tue Jan 9 23:02:11 GMT 2007

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On 01/05/2007 06:51 AM, Roland_Lepper at Liteonit.com escreveu:
> Dear all,
> I'm running a fileserver on Suse10. The purpose of this 
> fileserver is to store only mailbackups. I also have
> backupserver running Suse10 with Dar&Sarab installed.
> backups will be done on HDD. This runs perfect.
> because I need to mount the samba share of the fileserver 
> to the backupserver i did:
> mount -t smbfs -o username=root,password=xxx,debug=4 //ipaddress/mailbackup /mnt/servers/mailbackup
> This will mount the samba share on the backupserver.
> if I want to access the mounted share on the backupserver 
> I can 'browse' to the first folder. After that I get a
> permission denied error.

	What testparm -v tells you about invalid users?

> The permissions settings:
> fileserver:
> drwxrwx--- user.root user-mailbackup-folder
> -rwxrw-r-- user.root user-mailbackup-files
> backupserver:
> drwxr-xr-x-- root.root user-mailbackup-folder
> ?              ?            user-mailbackup-files (permission denied error)
> Because root ID is always '0' I thought this will be 
> no problem to run Dar&Sarab and access the
> users-mailbackup-files on the backupserver. Apparently
> this is not the case, and I'm a bit stuck now.
> Why root can't access the user-mailbackup-files on the 
> backupserver but CAN 'browse' user-mailbackup-folder
> on the backupserver?

	Because 'browse' and 'access' are different concepts
with different permission restriction.

> ps. Backup server is running Samba, Samba-client, Libsmbclient
> Any help is appreciated.
> Best Regards,
> Roland de Lepper
> ------------------------------

	Kind regards,

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