[Samba] Share name and file rights

Bengt Nilsson bengt.nilsson11 at spray.se
Thu Sep 25 09:11:05 GMT 2008

24 sep 2008 kl. 22.43 skrev Aaron Maley:

> For the first, what OS are you using for a client?

I am using MacOSX.
Sorry about that.
On Windows, the server name is displayed by default, while on Mac it  
is not.
If there is a setting on Mac to display server name, I am not aware of  

> In terms of the second, you should be able to do what you're trying  
> to do using the "directory mask" , "force create mode" and "force  
> directory mode" on the shares in question. Check the manpage for  
> further details.

This is now solved by the help of you and others.
> Bengt Nilsson wrote:
>> A question about share names:
>> When we open a samba share, I want the symbol on my desktop to have  
>> the name "johndoe at sambaserver1", not just "johndoe".
>> This is because we have a number of different "sambaservers" that  
>> johndoe can log on to, and it will be a mess on his desktop if he  
>> uses several connections at the same time.
>> i cannot find this feature in the docs (if I did i would't be here)  
>> but I am sure it must exist.
>> What entry should I add/modify in smb.conf to control this?
>> A question about creation rights:
>> Directories should have x-rights, and text files should not,  
>> otherwise they will be regarded as like programs  or shell scripts  
>> in unix environment.
>> If I use create = 0700 directories are ok, but text files becomes  
>> shell scripts, which I do not like. I cannot double-click on them  
>> in CDE to popen them as documents.
>> If I use create 0600 I cannot access my folders.
>> Am I right or have I misunderstood someting?
>> Is there a way to keep correct directory access and still handle  
>> documents with -rw------?
>> BN
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