[Samba] setting permissions for unix users on samba shares

steve steve at steve-ss.com
Wed Sep 25 03:42:34 MDT 2013

On Tue, 2013-09-24 at 16:13 -0700, Robert Watson wrote:
> I'm trying to grant permissions for linux system users (apache,mysql...) to
> have permissions on samba shares. I've established domain users permissions
> while logged in as the domain admin and thought the SYSTEM account would
> cover these types of users....but apparently not.
> Is there a built in linux group that maps to a windows domain group or do I
> have to establish this manually.

Not much to go on but you could:

username map = /some/place.txt

path = /srv/www/wherever
read only = yes
write list = SomeDomainUser

with place.txt containing:
!apache = SomeDomainUser


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