[Samba] [Bug] Cannot create file but read/write is ok

Rowland penny rpenny at samba.org
Thu Aug 8 08:43:23 UTC 2019

On 08/08/2019 09:15, lampahome wrote:
>     First, this is useless: 'public = yes' (which is really 'guest ok =
>     yes') for two reasons, you also have 'valid users = ppp', so only
>     'ppp'
>     can connect, but even if that wasn't there, it wouldn't allow guest
>     access because you do not have 'map to guest = bad user' in [global].
>     As for '%g', have you created a Samba group for ppp's primary
>     group and
>     mapped ppp's primary group to this ?
> I do smbpasswd -a ppp.
> Should I do something else?

Well, you could come round and clean my glasses ;-)

I totally misread '%U:%g@%I'

        %U session username

        %g primary group name of %u.

Notice the difference in case of '%U' & '%u'

Try '%G' instead, this is the primary group name of %U.


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