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I'm pretty new to Linux so sorry if I seem to be asking an easy question. I have searched for the answer and have not been able to find one so far.
I have CentOS 5.2 installed and have attempted to set up a Samba share.
It keeps telling me that "the share is not accessible. You might not have permissions to use this network resource."
I know that the user should have the permissions cause I have used Webmin to set up the Samba users to match the Unix users and have used the chmod command to set the directories permissions to 777 and ls -l shows the shared file as having drwxrwxrwx.
I started out trying to connect from my OSX 10.5 laptop and that didn't work. Moved on to OSX 10.4, still nothing, then tried my XP machine and still nothing.
I have read about and will be trying Netatalk for the OSX machines but i have no clue how to get the Windows machine connected.
We haven't solved the problem though, since I'd recommend you don't permanently disable SELinux.
You'll notice in your smb.conf there are some SELinux notes
# SELINUX NOTES:
# If you want to use the useradd/groupadd family of binaries please run:
# setsebool -P samba_domain_controller on
# If you want to share home directories via samba please run:
# setsebool -P samba_enable_home_dirs on
# If you create a new directory you want to share you should mark it as
# "samba-share_t" so that selinux will let you write into it.
# Make sure not to do that on system directories as they may already have
# been marked with othe SELinux labels.
# Use ls -ldZ /path to see which context a directory has
# Set labels only on directories you created!
# To set a label use the following: chcon -t samba_share_t /path
# If you need to share a system created directory you can use one of the
# following (read-only/read-write):
# setsebool -P samba_export_all_ro on
# setsebool -P samba_export_all_rw on
# If you want to run scripts (preexec/root prexec/print command/...) please
# put them into the /var/lib/samba/scripts directory so that smbd will be
# allowed to run them.
# Make sure you COPY them and not MOVE them so that the right SELinux context
# is applied, to check all is ok use restorecon -R -v /var/lib/samba/scripts
If you were trying to access you home dir, then simply follow the advice given