[Samba] "users" or "valid users" in share declaration.
Peter Van den Wildenbergh
peter at srecengineering.com
Thu Nov 6 21:51:35 GMT 2008
Here is a small snip from my config:
comment = Home directories
browseable = no
read only = no
create mask = 0700
directory mask = 0700
valid users = %S
hide dot files = yes
comment = Shared by all SREC Engineering employees
path = /data/shares/shared
create mask = 0770
directory mask = 0770
users = %S
force group = users
Note the valid users = %S in the [homes] section and users = %S in the
First I had valid users = %S in the [shared] section and windows was
giving me an error saying that there was more than connection with the
server etc. etc.
Almost by accident I changed it from valid users to users after which
things started working perfectly.
With the valid users directive in [shared] I had an H: drive but could
not map anything else...
So my question is what is the difference between users and valid users?
And do I 'change' it in the [homes] section too ?
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