[Samba] Permissions Issue

Alex Harrington alex at longhill.org.uk
Wed Jun 25 08:30:42 GMT 2008

Doug Tucker wrote:
> From the man 
> pages, it looks like I can set the share  to read only, and use the 
> directive write list = @groupname to allow certain users write access 
> to this read only share, but, I don't want to allow everyone read 
> access, I want to only allow certain other users (that I can put in a 
> group) read only access.  Any ideas?

valid users = @groupthatcanread, at groupthatcanwrite
read only = yes
write list = @groupthatcanwrite

As other posters have mentioned, it's good practice to enforce this at
the filesystem level too.



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