[Samba] Permission to access shared folders on XP client

Alex Crow acrow at integrafin.co.uk
Fri Jan 21 05:52:33 MST 2011

On 20/01/11 17:14, PedroTron wrote:
> Hi.
> I have a samba PDC on lenny, using roaming profiles.
> All work fine, but i have a question.
> Some station need share folders with others station, but i dont know how to
> permit access only to some users to that shared folders.
> All the permission work fine on the samba shared folders, for group users;
> but if i need share from XP, the users cant access to that.
> By Example: An user in the Human resources dept need share some local
> folders only for the same dept users.  How can i permit that from samba?
> I cant create local users to manage the permission, because all use roaming
> profiles, so i cant depend of the local users.
> Thanks and regards.

In that case why not use the Domain users/groups to assign the 
permissions to said shares? They should still be available on the XP 


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