[Samba] Unable to write to a share that I should have access to

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Fri Mar 4 22:29:07 UTC 2022

On Fri, 2022-03-04 at 17:21 -0500, Rob Campbell via samba wrote:
> [Backup]
>     comment = Old Media storage
>     path = "/mnt/seagate/Backup"
>     guest ok = no
>     writeable = Yes
>     create mask = 0777
>     directory mask = 0777
>     valid users = myusername
> I am able to mount it as a user with 'gio mount smb://$FS/backup' but
> when
> I am in that dir, I am unable to write to it.  I can view the files
> but I
> can't save anything new or edit and save.
> Is it writeable or writable?

Both and also 'read only = no'
What filesystem is the seagate drive using ?
You should also be aware that Samba cannot set permissions on a
file/directory that are greater than the OS will allow.


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