[Samba] Roaming Profiles Configuration

Ryan Leimenstoll ryanl1245 at gmail.com
Mon Mar 28 15:18:04 MDT 2011

Now, I cannot access the share at all, I'd imagine because my samba4 users
are not local users, but are stored in the Samba4 "Active Directory"
database. Is there anyway I can have Samba4 let each Samba user have his own
files not viewable by others on a share? Thus

On Sun, Mar 27, 2011 at 2:55 PM, Mark Shields <laebshade at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sun, Mar 27, 2011 at 12:21 PM, Ryan Leimenstoll <ryanl1245 at gmail.com>wrote:
>> Hello all! I am new to the mailing lists, as well as Samba. I was looking
>> for an Active Directory alternative for linux, and finally landed on
>> Samba4.
>> My installation is alpha12, installed via apt on Ubuntu 10.10. I am trying
>> to create roaming profiles, however, if "path = /UserData" then the
>> profiles
>> are viewable from every user account by simple accessing "
>> example.samdom.com/profiles" My next thought (given research I saw on
>> Samba3) was to set it to "path = /UserData/%U", however then clients
>> cannot
>> connect to the profiles share at all. I am trying to have the user's data
>> only available through his account without creating a  new share for every
>> single user manually. Any help with this would be greatly appreciated!
>> Ryan
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> Like Windows Sharing, Samba sharing also requires appropriate local
> permissions; in other words, if you make each user's profile directory owned
> to that local user, and remove group/everyone access (chmod 700), you should
> get exactly what you want.
> - Mark Shields

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