[Samba] Simple CIFS Linux permission
garydale at rogers.com
Wed Sep 2 03:44:45 MDT 2009
willem.botha at adticket.de wrote:
> Greetings all,
> I have a VERY basic fileserver in my network, that works well for my
> needs, and have run into a problem that I can't solve. I am sure that the
> more eperienced users here will be able to help me in less than 5 minutes,
> so please, if you have some time.
> My smb.conf
> workgroup = msheimnetz
> server string = Samba Server Version %v
> netbios name = fileserver
> log file = /var/log/samba/%m.log
> max log size = 50
> wins support = yes
> printcap name = CUPS
> printing = CUPS
> map to guest = nobody
> security = user
> passdb backend = tdbsam
> #============================ Share Definitions
> comment = Server Files
> path = /var/samba/public/sharefiles
> public = Yes
> readonly = No
> writeable = Yes
> follow symlinks = Yes
> wide links = Yes
> create mask = 0775
> force user = fileserver
> force group = fileserver
> guest ok = Yes
> valid users = fileserver
> nt acl support = No
> My windows clients all connect to this share 100% and read/write to it :)
> My Linux clients seems to map the remote uid to the local uid.
> Now if your current local uid is the same as the remote uid, then you also
> can write perfectly to the fileserver, but if your local uid is not...
> Well then you have permission problem.
> I connect my Linux clients with a fstab entry:
> //192.168.1.127/sharefiles /mnt/fileserver cifs
> credentials=/home/.auth,rw,soft 0 0
> The connection works fine on boot.
> How do I map this remote uid to the local uid?
In the credentials section of the entry in /etc/fstab, put in
Otherwise, change your authentication system to use Samba for your Linux
clients as well.
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