[Samba] Re: using samba as nfs server replacement?
michaelh at jaswin.com.au
Thu Apr 24 07:02:22 GMT 2008
Pakorn Chutinimitkul wrote:
> Hi again,
> I updated Samba on both client and server to 3.0.28a. Client is openSuSE 10.2. Server is Debian Lenny. I noticed that newly created file's
> ownership will be changed to username that is used when mounting CIFS volume (under -o username=xxx,password=xxx) and the permission will be
> changed to what specified under samba configuration.
Anyone who can log into the client can see the contents of fstab (and
therefore your passwords), consider using a credentials file chmod'ed to
> Here's my config
> socket options = TCP_NODELAY IPTOS_LOWDELAY SO_KEEPALIVE SO_RCVBUF=8192 SO_SNDBUF=8192
Unless you have a good reason to be messing with the buffer sizes,
don't. Modern OS's have perfectly good defaults, don't cripple them by
using custom settings that were good 5 (10?) years ago.
> comment = CIFS Mount
> path = /mnt/disk1
> valid users = @users
> admin users = @root
> write list = @users
> read only = No
> hosts allow = 192.168.0.0/255.255.255.0
This is OK-ish. The write list is pointless since the share is not read
only. Do you really need the admin users setting? I'm sure there are
situations where it is required, but I have never seen one personally
and I can think of situations where it would cause problems.
All in all, there doesn't seem to be too much wrong with this setup.
> Now for every file created by users logged into that machine, the ownership is changed to machine1 automatically. Is there any way to solve
> this problem? Thank you very much!
Can you send the output of "mount" (with the password removed if you so
*Michael Heydon - IT Administratorr *
michaelh at jaswin.com.au <mailto:michaelh at jaswin.com.au>
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