[Samba] Shares requiring "Everyone" access... [SOLVED]

L.P.H. van Belle belle at bazuin.nl
Tue Aug 19 07:30:40 MDT 2014

I suggest you read this. It's clear and a nice example.
and it explains why things are done. 


>-----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
>Van: belle at bazuin.nl [mailto:samba-bounces at lists.samba.org] 
>Namens L.P.H. van Belle
>Verzonden: dinsdag 19 augustus 2014 15:26
>Aan: samba at lists.samba.org
>Onderwerp: Re: [Samba] Shares requiring "Everyone" access... [SOLVED]
>Just install XEN en setup 2 hosts. 
>1 linux server with the supported linux servers.
>and 1 windows xp/7/8.x pc for Xerox printing.
>1 year to go in the lease of Xerox and then bye bye Xerox...
>>-----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
>>Van: ryana at reachtechfp.com 
>>[mailto:samba-bounces at lists.samba.org] Namens Ryan Ashley
>>Verzonden: dinsdag 19 augustus 2014 15:13
>>Aan: samba at lists.samba.org
>>Onderwerp: Re: [Samba] Shares requiring "Everyone" access... [SOLVED]
>>Louis is absolutely correct. Apparently Xerox only provides a 
>>driver (it isn't bad like HP bloat, but still) and not a 
>>normal one for 
>>their equipment now. They also have the audacity to say that Samba is 
>>not a "standard" setup but Mac OSX is! Due to this, they urge 
>>people to 
>>buy Windows Server! That is outrageous! I am personally going to go 
>>install the driver and printer by hand, one at a time, on 
>every system 
>>at the client location today. I am also going to note this change and 
>>urge my clients to not buy Xerox in the future due to their change in 
>>support for Linux/Samba. Heck, even if they say Linux isn't 
>>how about UNIX? Oh well, Samba is working correctly and Windows is 
>>giving me the wrong error. Thank you to everybody who helped.
>>Now my last question involves those permissions. I am still 
>>not clear on 
>>one thing. If I leave "Everyone" in the permissions list so the share 
>>works, will a user in no groups at all be able to browse the share? 
>>Also, can I safely remove the "CREATOR OWNER" and "CREATOR GROUP" 
>>settings? If not, how do I ensure the owner and group of files for 
>>directories and files are inherited and not set by the creator?
>>On 08/19/2014 08:58 AM, Ryan Ashley wrote:
>>> I am apt to believe this, but we had it working fine. Mind 
>>you, I have 
>>> the official PPD for the 7545 on the server and the server 
>can print 
>>> in full-color, two-sided all day long without an issue. When 
>>> the driver to the printer via print management however, it gives an 
>>> error about property pages. This happens whether I choose the RAW 
>>> driver or the official driver on the Linux side. It does assign the 
>>> driver however.
>>> I may look at deploying the driver manually and running a script to 
>>> configure the printer. If that's the case, I no longer need a 
>>> print-server. The thing is, I have clients all over the place with 
>>> Xerox printers and Linux servers that work fine. One client has a 
>>> Xerox Fiery (massive production system) that works, as well as a 
>>> Phaser and a black and white laser multi-function that both 
>>work fine. 
>>> Maybe it is just this one model.
>>> Does anybody have any ideas as to how I can make this work 
>>with Samba 
>>> since I'd really prefer to use Samba? If I cannot use Samba as a 
>>> print-server, so be it, but I really like it as such.
>>> On 08/19/2014 02:42 AM, L.P.H. van Belle wrote:
>>>> is due to the Xerox printer driver.
>>>> I spent lots of time to make this work... and now it works..
>>>> i used a Windows 7 pc as print server.
>>>> Best regards,
>>>> Louis
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