[Samba] Simple CIFS Linux permission
garydale at rogers.com
Thu Sep 3 03:45:33 MDT 2009
Willem P. Botha wrote:
>> Have you tried connecting as your user account and letting the force
>> user in smb.conf do its work? When your Windows clients connect, they
>> are using their own ids and that is working. Why are you doing it
>> differently for Linux?
> Now that is the weird thing, The windows clients are also connecting
> with the same details. There is now domain controller on this network.
> Everybody connect to a DHCP server that the Router manages, and thus I
> have a browse master war in my network, but that is another problem.
> So far I can figure, the windows clients don't have the same gid's as
> Linux, and thus don't have the same problem. I am just not sure how
> windows figures that it should use the login user to save files.
You're using username "fileserver" to connect the share on Windows?
After giving it some more thought, I still cannot figure out what you
are trying to do. If you want to give everyone write access to the
files, why not just set the permissions to a+rwx and forget about all
this "force user" stuff? I suspect that turning off "guest" access and
opening it up to anyone who can provide connection privileges will work
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