[Samba] Permission Denied

Rowland Penny rowlandpenny241155 at gmail.com
Wed Nov 25 10:15:50 UTC 2015

On 25/11/15 10:05, Henry McLaughlin wrote:
> On 25 November 2015 at 20:27, mathias dufresne <infractory at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> You should post your smb.conf of that file server. You should also tell us
>> what kind of domain it is, in case of domain. That should help people to
>> help you.
>> Cheers,
>> mathias
>> Hi and thank you for the help.
> I think I have solved this however my solution is not pure.
> When I create a share in Linux the owner & group is:
> root:root
> I had thought that this was my problem as I did not have permission to
> write to the folder and had to change the group to "Domain Admins" however
> this still caused the error.
> What I have discovered this that regardless of the Linux permissions, when
> I create a share the Windows share owner is: "root (Unix User\root)". As
> long as this is the share owner in Windows I receive the permission denied
> error. I have simply change the share owner to "Domain Users" in Windows
> and the error goes away.

Oh look, all your users now have access to *all* your home directories :-)


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