[Samba] Re: Can't write to a Samba shared directory from windows XP

Jamrock news_jamrock at yahoo.com
Sun May 27 12:45:17 GMT 2007

"Talal jaafar" <talal.jaafar at gmail.com> wrote in message
news:cd9967e20705251429i337d45b7k7bf020f5c9f75d5f at mail.gmail.com...
> Hi,
>   I have setup a linux shared directory using Samba. From windows XP, I
> see the shared directory, browse it, read files from it; however, I can't
> write to it. I have changed the ownership of the shared directory in linux
> to "nobody", changed the group to "nobody", and chmod it 777.
Try setting ownership to the windows group Domain Users.  Let's call your
share payroll.

chown root:"Domain Users" payroll

All Windows users are automatically placed in the Domain Users group.

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