[Samba] Directory Permissions for Share

Rob Campbell robcampbell08105 at gmail.com
Tue Nov 15 15:35:18 UTC 2022

I figured it out.

$ mount -t cifs //F01/Dropbox /home/robcampbell/Dropbox -o

Dropbox is installed for a user and that dir is made a share.

With Gnome, I have a script that mounts it 'gio mount smb://F01/Dropbox'

In all things, Be Intentional.

On Tue, Nov 15, 2022 at 2:29 AM Stefan Kania via samba <
samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

> If it is relay a Dropbox directory, that will never work, you can't
> share a Dropbox directory via SMB. I tried it several years ago and it
> did not work
> Am 15.11.22 um 03:07 schrieb Rob Campbell via samba:
> > If I make /home/user/Dropbox a share for a domain group, how far up the
> > path does that domain group need to have permission?  I'm getting
> > NT_STATUS_ACCESS_DENIED listing \*.  I've given the group rwx permissions
> > on everything in that dir.  I've even given r access on /home/user.  I've
> > also tried giving r access to other on /home/user but still getting that
> > error.
> >
> > ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> > In all things, Be Intentional.
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