[Samba] share setup

Aaron Kincer kincera at gmail.com
Mon May 7 16:24:31 GMT 2007

There may be another way, but POSIX ACLs will allow you to do what you 
want I believe. I use them that way now with one difference--I don't 
have shares defined underneath other shares. I'm not sure if that makes 
a difference.

Kevin Gutch wrote:
> I would like to be able to setup shares i n the following manner.
> I want a basic root share folder. Let's say it is the /Home directory. 
> This will be a shared drive for all users on our network. Everyone 
> will have read access. Under this folder
> will be several shared folders that are user specific. I have done 
> this but it seems that the /Home directory overwrites the read 
> attribute for all other directories.
> I do not want some of the sub directories to be browsable by certain  
> users.
> Does anyone have any idea how to change this? Does any of this make 
> sense!?!?!?
> Here is an example of my conf file.
> [home]
>  comment =   Share Home
>  path = /home
>  valid users  =  List of valid users
>  read only = No
> [marketing]
>  comment = Marketing Share
>  path = /home/marketing
>  admin users =  List of valid users
>  valid users =  List of valid users
>  read list =     read only = No

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