[Samba] "not permitted to access this share"

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Wed Mar 20 11:37:32 MDT 2013

On Tue, Mar 19, 2013 at 02:54:52PM -0400, Mark Drummond wrote:
> Hello all,
> Been fighting with this all day and I am at a loss. Maybe I've been
> staring at it too long. I'm getting a "not permitted to access this
> share error" where I think I should be getting in no problem.
> user 'fizbin' (from session setup) not permitted to access this share (logs)
> Configuration:
> Two AIX 6.1  (6100-06-06) LPARs both running Samba 3.3.12 binaries
> from IBM. LPAR1 is working great. No problem accessing the shares
> created there. On LPAR2 I cannot access any shares. Both are
> configured for domain authentication and that seems to be working.
> wbinfo -u returns a list of domain users. On both systems I get:
> check_ntlm_password:  authentication for user [fizbin] -> [fizbin] ->
> [fizbin] succeeded
> The global sections of smb.conf are the same on both machines. Not
> sure where to go from here. The two systems seem to be identical. Any
> tips would be appreciated.

Debug level 10 log. Look into the lines just before the
"not permitted to access this share" message. My guess
would be ACLs on the share itself.

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