Cannot write on a mounted network drive

Arne Henningsen ahenningsen at
Thu Jun 22 05:48:28 GMT 2006

Hi Wiwi,

On Wednesday 21 June 2006 23:11, Didier Wintgens wrote:
> Hi everybody,
> I have a problem with the Samba client 3.0.13-1.1 (Suse 9.3 Pro). When I
> connect a network drive on a shared directory from a Windows 2003 server,
> the mount point (/mnt/xxx) is always created with the 755 permissions. I
> cannot modify the permissions with the smbmount options (fmask =0777 and
> dmask=0777)
 The options have no effect...  : (
> With the root user, I can read/write and execute any file from the mount
> point, but the others users can only read and execute.
> I need to allow the ftp user (from proftpd) to write on the network drive.
> I tried to create the network drive with the ftp user, that's don't work
> because only root can use the smbmount command

I use the option "uid=myUserName" when use "mount -t cifs ..." to connect to a 
share on an M$-Windows 2003 Server. 

Best regards,

> Thanks in advance if you have any idea.
> Wiwi.
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