When I mount a Samba share it works, but it doesn't show me any files, even though they exist on the server, I also cannot write files to the share either.

The server is CentOS 6.4, running Samba. Clients are 10.8.

  1. I can mount a share from the server using: smb://<ip>/<share name>

  2. I can: telnet <ip> 445 successfully

  3. user who mounts the share owns it in this case.


#======================= Global Settings =====================================
interfaces = eth1 lo
bind interfaces only = yes
workgroup = WORKGROUP
security = share
map to guest = bad user
#============================ Share Definitions ==============================
force user = <user>
comment = MyShare Files
path = /drobo/users/<user>
browsable = yes
writable = yes
read only = no
public = yes
create mask = 0644
directory mask = 0755

What changes need to be made so that the files that already exist can be seen as well as allowing write permissions?


Are you giving access to multiple users that have home directories.

You might add


browsable = no
writable = yes

You will need to restart the samba server

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