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Samba Permissions Issues

I am having some issues with samba on my Fedora file share server. I've logged into the vncuser below on the server itself and I can access the directory, however I get permission denied errors when I ...
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How do I make it impossible for a Windows machine to delete a directory (not its contents) on a Linux Samba server?

The title says it all. (One of the rare occasions where it actually fits. :P)
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Requiring owner auth for non-guest enabled shares

With the following options usershare path = /var/lib/samba/usershare usershare max shares = 9001 usershare allow guests = yes usershare owner only = true I have the following issues: this ...
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How to let any server user modify files created by a samba guest on a public share (and the other way around)?

I have a linux server running samba with a public share accepting guest connections. Any window box on the network can edit/remove files on the share as long as the files are created by a guest (i.e. ...
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Folder permissions for Apache vhost files on Samba share

In our website development environment, we have a central CentOS server running multiple vhosts via Apache. The vhost files are shared via SMB. Multiple developers in the office connect to this SMB ...
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samba: change unix group from windows client

I try to setup a small samba server on Ubuntu 12.04 to share files. It seems to work fine but there is one permission problem. All Unix users primary group is group_common. Some users are ...
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Samba default file creation mask calculation

Hi I have a question I dont seem find a relevant answer. The situation is that I set samba server and trying to create a file and folder form windows machine. Everything works as expected but there is ...
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Samba shared files owner and group

I'm using Samba for sharing files in a Linux Embedded. I need the permissions of the files to be of this type on the server: -rwxrwx--- 1 user group I shared those files with Samba and allowed the ...
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How can I force folders created in a subdirectory to be owned by a user's secondary group?

I have setup a Samba share on Ubuntu 12.04 for our finance team, and they access it via Windows 7 and Mac OS X. They mount the share using their LDAP credentials. All of our LDAP users have ...
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sudo unable to modify permissions “permission denied”

I 2 received diagnostic logs from a user. Both of them are compressed as bz2 files and stored on a samba share. I unzip each, and then rename the folder. 1 of the folders I am able to rename, yet the ...
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Can't access Samba share from Windows

I am new to SLES and Samba so I need some help. I set up Samba on SUSE 11 successfully. I was able to create a share with no user restrictions which I managed to access from Windows. But I want to ...
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Ubuntu Samba share not writable by Apache on another machine

I have a basic shared folder on a ubuntu desktop (VM) that I want everyone to have 100% read/write to it. I can set this up, and use a mac to connect and mount the folder but logging in as the ubuntu ...
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file sharing solution for a small company network [closed]

So we have a team of 9 people that need a file share on a linux server. Every person has its own laptop. Most have a linux distribution on it and some have a windows OS. For security reasons the ...
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Samba - Two users for different access

I have three harddrives and I want to have two permission groups: Group1: ShareDrive: Read / Write permission TVDrive: Read permission Personal drive: No Read / Write permission (ideally they can't ...
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Samba Ignoring POSIX ACLs

I have an Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS server running Samba, and joined to our Active Directory domain using PBIS (formerly likewise-open.) Samba is configured to do authentication using AD users/groups, and ...
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CIFS Mounting Permissions

I have an issue that I;m going round in circles with, I hope you can help. The Set up: Server 1 (CIFS Client) - CentOS 6.3 AD integrated uing Samba/Winbind & idmap_ad Server 2 (CIFS Server) - ...
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Samba share accessible via IP address, but not via hostname

I have a CentOS VM running in VMWare player. The host is Windows Server 2008 R2. The hostname is set properly. The FQDN is hostname.company.net. The wiki is accessible via browser both via the short ...
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Apache, Samba and permissions

I'm trying to configure Apache to write to a mounted Samba share. I have successfully configured Samba server, mounted the share on the client and I am able to write to the share as the Apache user. ...
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Ubuntu Server 12.04: Write Files via Samba with Group Ownership

I have a shared samba drive set up on my virtual machine guest running Ubuntu Server 12.04. \\ubuntu\www The file path /var/www has the permissions www-data:www-data set up. My user name abe is ...
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Samba + LDAP: Newly created users cannot log in

I'm having a problem where users which recently were created are unable to log in, even though they have been added to the correct groups. When viewing the error logs, I'm getting these errors: ...
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Samba permissions for copied files

I have Samba running on a plug computer running Debian Squeeze which I'm trying to configure to act as a web-based file server. The machine runs Lighttpd for the web server, and Samba for the file ...
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Directory permissions on Ubuntu Server 10.04 LTS

I have set up a second drive on Ubuntu Server. The directory displays correctly but Windows users cannot write or create files on the directory. I have Samba set up so Windows can access the drives. ...
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Wrong owner and group for files created under a samba shared directory

I am trying to make writing to a shared samba directory work. I got a very weird problem. Now the shared directory is writable from a client machine. But the files created under the samba share ...
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How to empty Samba network cache on Linux server?

One of our Linux servers (Debian 5) uses Windows shares mounted via cifs. Each time, when the credentials are changing due to security policy, shares begins to be inaccessible for several hours, or ...
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Samba SGID directories and delegation of privileges

What I basically want to do, is to be able to set SGID (setgid) on certain directories from Windows on Samba shares. Reminder: Files and directories created within directory with SGID set inherit the ...
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Samba/Cifs: Transferring executable permission bits to linux client

I'm trying to get my linux smb/cifs client recognize the executable bits that are set on some files on a share on a linux smb server. Here is our setup: Linux server exporting some directories via ...
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Multiple users writing to one Samba mount point in OSX

I have an OSX box containing a script which writes a unique file to a Samba share. The first part of the script mounts the share. On the machine are 2 users- UserA and UserB. Each requires to run ...
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Configuring a truly world-writable directory for Samba

I have a directory on a linux server, where my user owns all the files, and only a certain directory is world-writable. All other directories are read-only for guests. The idea is that anyone should ...
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Possible to use linux permissions on samba mounted drive

I've mounted a shared windows directory (C:\foo\bar) on an ubuntu server (/mnt/shared/bar) like so: //windows-server/bar /mnt/shared/bar smbfs credentials=/etc/samba-credentials 0 0 It works ...
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File permission mask/mode settings for Samba on FreeNAS?

I'm currently working on the Samba settings on a FreeNAS server. When any user creates a file or a folder on the server I want the file or folder to get the following RWX permissions: Folders: ...
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Mounted Samba Share on Ubuntu Desktop does not respect group memberships on Server

Here's the set-up: I have a server running Samba with a share called "MyShare". MyShare contains a folder that, on the Server's file system is owned by user "User1" and Group "Employees". The folder ...
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Exporting Linux shares to Linux clients with no per-share group authentication and no permission issues

Given one Linux server, and many Linux clients, I need to export some shared directories from the server. The behavior I want to obtain is really simple: a group of users can use a shared space on the ...
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Debian SMB share having permission issues in windows 7

I setup a Debian squeeze server with samba. I then shared my /media directory with the following configuration: [media] comment=Hard Drives read only = no locking = no path = /media ...
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OSX Server _www access to samba mounted directory

I am having issues automatically mounting a smb share on our osx 10.6 server so that _www has the permissions to read the presented files. If I mount using the graphical auto-mount utility supplied ...
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setgid on samba share not working with Mac OS X

I've set the setgid-bit on folders within my samba-share. It works like a charm for windows and linux clients. Accessing such a folder with a mac-client the setgid is ignored and the group permission ...
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Problems with “Read Only” on a Samba share from Windows machines

We have a Ubuntu 10.04 Server that has a bunch of Samba shares on it that Windows workstations connect to. Each Windows workstation has a valid username/password to access the shares, which have ...
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Writing to Samba share as different user?

I have a Samba share on my NAS drive mounter as follows: mount -t smbfs -o username=backup,password=backups_password //sharebox/SVNBackup /mnt/SVNBackup I am then trying to run: sudo svnadmin dump ...
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Allow access to htdocs dir via samba

I managed to setup samba on a ubuntu server so that I can browse my home directory /home/max via windows. Now I would like to share the directory /usr/local/apache2/htdocs - what do I have to do in ...
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Is there a way to use Linux & Samba Server to mimic NTFS ACL's under a Windows Domain?

Does anyone know of an up-to-date tutorial for this? I found this old doc from 2003: http://www.bluelightning.org/linux/samba_acl_howto/ . I've like to have a Linux server replace the Windows file ...
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How can I access a samba share in a workgroup without requiring credentials?

Samba is working mostly great for me. I am prompted for credentials the first time I access the share from my windows machines. I assume my creds are being cached somewhere as I am not prompted ...
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Permissions for new directory and file on Samba when connecting through mac osx

I'm using ubuntu server 10 and I have this configuration in my smb.conf: [www] comment = Web files path = /var/www browsable = yes writeable = yes create mask ...
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Samba, Apache and SVN. Getting the permissions right

I have two machines I work on: Windows Client (Development Machine) Linux Web Server (Ubuntu) On the Linux server I have installed Apache, Samba and SVN. I've created a samba share that maps to ...
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Write to windows share mounted in Ubuntu

I used to mount a windows share in Ubuntu server, with an entry in fstab: //data/SharedFolder /media/SharedFolder/ smbfs user,defaults,credentials=/root/.creds,uid=root,gid=root 0 0 /root/.creds is ...
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Addig a second samba server to windows domain

I'm trying to add a second samba server (stand alone) to our windows domain, managed by a Samba server, but we've had some problems, we see the server and the shares, but cannot access the shares. We ...
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How to make new copied file always 777 permission

I have one Linux ext3 partition shared on network. Now when some one copy files from MAc , then other people can't change the file dute to permission problem. Is there any way that ane new file which ...
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Write-but-not-delete permissions on SAMBA

I installed samba on my linux server for public file sharing on the LAN. I works great currently, but I would like to add some security: People from LAN should be able to Read files present and Add ...
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CIFS mounted drive setting “stick-bit” on all files, cannot change permissions or modify files

I have a folder mounted on an Ubuntu 8.10 sever through cifs that I simply cannot change the permissions on once mounted. Here is a breakdown of what's going on: All files within the mounted ...
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Samba - Create files/dirs as group

Say I have a protected directory called Corp that only members of the unix group Corp can access and its mostly working with: read list = @corp write list = @corp create mask = 0770 ...
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Samba Public and “Dropbox” folder

I want to create a special Group Directory structure for my Users. /home/groupA <-- home folder for groupA where every user of groupA can create/edit/delete files /home/groupA/Public <-- ...
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Mac creating files w/ wrong perms on samba share

In my group, which is very heterogeneous in terms of machines, we use a samba share to collaborate on files and such. In all but one case, it works as expected (or at least close enough). The one ...