[Samba] SOLVED: Access denied on shares, why?

Markku Tavasti tavasti at tavasti.fi
Mon Oct 10 07:01:22 MDT 2011

On 10/07/2011 09:49 AM, Markku Tavasti wrote:
> After bit more investigating, looks like group staff is not working.
> And in logfile I found this:
> [2011/10/06 15:05:30.246626,  3] lib/util_sid.c:228(string_to_sid)
>   string_to_sid: Sid @staff does not start with 'S-'.
> Apparently this @staff comes from valid users or write list on smb.conf,
> but why on earth samba expects to see SID there?

Found out reason for problem: group staff was two times in /etc/group,
with 2 different GID. On unix-side all was working fine, id command
showed group for each user properly as they should be.

M. Tavasti /  tavasti at tavasti.fi  /   +358-40-5078254

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