[Samba] Permissions issue -- cannot delete a folder/file

Robert Pollard rpollard at drs4drs.com
Wed Jan 23 17:45:24 GMT 2008

How many aliases are allowed.  I remember seeing an alias field in swat.

I have 4 logins that I was going to set up for the user that will be 
maintaining all 4 directories.  For reasons to lengthy to explain, I need 4 
different mount points with separate logins.
Is this possible?



----- Original Message ----- 
From: "simo" <idra at samba.org>
To: "John Drescher" <drescherjm at gmail.com>
Cc: "Robert Pollard" <rpollard at drs4drs.com>; <samba at lists.samba.org>
Sent: Wednesday, January 23, 2008 11:33 AM
Subject: Re: [Samba] Permissions issue -- cannot delete a folder/file

> On Wed, 2008-01-23 at 12:16 -0500, John Drescher wrote:
>> > Gripe session: (Ignore this if you don't have time or don't care)
>> >
>> > I originally had planned to allow the user to have 2 mount points on 
>> > the same server using different logins.  Didn't realize that SMB 
>> > protocol allows only one login to the server at a time.  What is up 
>> > with that?
>> >
>> This is a Microsoft feature and it has always been that way. A single
>> user can not connect to the same server with more than one set of
>> credentials at a time.
> This is just a client redirector limitation, you can work around it by
> giving your server a netbios alias and connecting to this different name
> and a new set of credentials (does not work with kerberos credentials
> for obvious reasons, but works with NTLM auth).
> Simo.
> -- 
> Simo Sorce
> Samba Team GPL Compliance Officer <simo at samba.org>
> Senior Software Engineer at Red Hat Inc. <ssorce at redhat.com>

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