[Samba] The way things used to work...
ldrax at panline.net
Fri Dec 5 21:36:20 GMT 2008
Again..... 22 more days and 388 more messages later... STILL no answer to my
To to be brief:
- need share level of security
- need forcing of user who access that share
- need forcing of file/directory create mask
Goal: Allowing network users (as well as local user) to access defined share
via samba, without any user/password prompt, and with granting 755 permissions
on all files/directories under that share and with ownership of local
Of course, shared directory exists, it has permissions set up accordingly, and
local user also exists, and have those permissions.
All these rules are matched with following smb.conf (real entries are replaced
with foo/bar) and it is working on 3.0.25b and 3.0.28a versions of samba on
mandriva 2008.0 and 2008.1.
Again, same ruleset IS NOT working on samba 3.2.3 on Mandriva 2009.0. (samba-
workgroup = FOO
server string = FOO Server
security = share
hosts allow = 192.168.125. 127.0.
log file = /var/log/samba/%m.log
max log size = 50
local master = no
os level = 33
dns proxy = no
# ==================== Share Definitions ===================
path = /home/foobar/Documents/Share/
public = yes
force user = foobar
force group = foobar
create mask = 0755
force create mode = 0755
directory mask = 0755
force directory mode = 0755
writable = yes
printable = no
On Thursday 13 November 2008 23:37:49 Dragan Lukic wrote:
> So, 18 days and 375 posts later..... no answer to my question?
> Looks like I just want impossible: simple share with no limits, but with
> local user permissions for remote users. And NO I do not wish to use user
> level security, as users that have to use those shares hardly can cope with
> more basic stuff, than it is login to someone else's share via
> Anyhow, in my previous post I have presented my non working (only on samba
> 3.2.3) smb.conf and I need help in getting it to work (again on samba 3.2.3
> or later). I hope that conf is self explanatory, but if it is not, please
> ask me and I will clarify.
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