[Samba] Roaming Profiles Configuration

Daniel Müller mueller at tropenklinik.de
Tue Mar 29 05:20:40 MDT 2011

If you are talking about samba4!?  just use the microsoft ads tools to
gave the user rights according to your needs.
Or look for  http://www.resara.org

Good luck

On Mon, 28 Mar 2011 17:18:04 -0400, Ryan Leimenstoll <ryanl1245 at gmail.com>
> Now, I cannot access the share at all, I'd imagine because my samba4
> 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>
>> 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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