[Samba] Complex [homes] rule

David Markey dmarkey at dodds.dmarkey.com
Tue Mar 10 17:18:52 GMT 2009

I really think i have explained the situation enough and its not that
complex. I only want the users in the postgrad group to get access to
their home directories via samba but i dont want them to be able to
access anyone elses. 

include = %D%w%S.smb.conf wont work, that would obviosly mean id need
an include for for every user in the postgrad group i.e.
DOMAINdmarkey.smb.conf DOMAINjoebloggs.smb.conf which is not what i
On Tue, 10 Mar 2009 18:08:15 +0100, Stéphane PURNELLE  wrote: 
Could you provide more information about your configuration. 
a homes share with two access, why ? 
A idea :  
about include parameter, if you edit your smb.conf and put end of the
file the homes shares and the include parameter like :  
include = %D%w%S.smb.conf 
valid user= @postgrad 
and ofcourse define on %D%w%S.smb.conf (the correct homes share for
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écrit sur 10/03/2009 17:52:07 :
 > If you are referring to
 > This doesnt work for me because postgrad isnt the primary group of
 > particular users.
 > On Tue, 10 Mar 2009 16:18:44 +0000, Miguel Medalha 
 > wrote:
 > > 
 > >> Im my [homes] share i want to have two access rules. First one
 > >> %D%w%S so that DOMAINdmarkey will only be able to access his
own home
 > >> directory and nobody elses 
 > >> But I only want users in the postgrad group to be able to
 > >> their home directory. 
 > >>
 > >>   
 > > 
 > > That question has already been solved in previous posts. Please
 > > the list.
 > > 
 > > The solution lies with the use of the "include" parameter.
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