[Samba] Permission issue writing to demo share

Rowland Penny rowlandpenny at googlemail.com
Fri Jun 27 11:03:10 MDT 2014

On 27/06/14 18:00, Lars Hanke wrote:
>>> [Demo]
>>>         path = /srv/files/shares/Demo
>>>         read only = no
>>>> /etc/nsswitch.conf
>>> passwd:         compat
>>> group:          compat
>>> shadow:         compat
>> This shows that your unix machine is not connecting to AD to find users
>> or groups, you need to add windbind to the passwd & group lines
> Just for clarification: This machine _is_ the AD DC!
> I think to remember that it is not required for file share users to 
> have login permission to the file server. Am I wrong?

Do you have any unix users, if not, then no, but you still need 'acl'


> If not, does it mean that the coarse steps to set up a file server are:
> 1) install samba and join domain
> 2) install winbind and make sure domain users can log in
> 3) define a share and publish it in smb.conf
> Regards,
>  - lars.

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