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Old 09-01-2007, 10:11 PM   #1
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Can see samba shares, but not access them


I have Freelink(Debian derivative?) running on my Buffalo Linkstation and I got webmin running on it and set up a samba share. I set the share (through webmin) to allow read/write access to anyone. I can access it from my Ubuntu box, and go into any folder in the share, but if I try to open or copy the files, I get:
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Error "Generic error" while copying "smb://para..
I get a very similar result when I try to access the share with my wife's Windows laptop.

If I look at the permissions of the file on my Ubuntu box it shows them as read-only even though I've set them up to be read/write (I thought I did, anyway) Here is my smb.conf file:
Code:
#======================= Global Settings =======================

[global]
	log file = /var/log/samba/log.%m
	passwd chat = *Enter\snew\sUNIX\spassword:* %n\n *Retype\snew\sUNIX\spassword:* %n\n *password\supdated\ssuccessfully* .
	obey pam restrictions = yes
	socket options = TCP_NODELAY
	encrypt passwords = true
	public = yes
	passwd program = /usr/bin/passwd %u
	passdb backend = tdbsam
	dns proxy = no
	writeable = yes
	delete readonly = yes
	server string = %h server
	invalid users = root
	path = /usr/public
	workgroup = MSHOME
	os level = 20
	comment = Paragon Public Share
	security = share
	create mode = 777
	syslog = 0
	panic action = /usr/share/samba/panic-action %d
	max log size = 1000
	directory mode = 777


security = share

[ParagonPub]
	delete readonly = yes
	writeable = yes
	create mode = 777
	public = yes
	guest only = no
	directory mode = 777
	guest ok = yes
Does anything look funny in that conf file?
 
Old 09-06-2007, 04:51 PM   #2
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Could it be something as simple as permissions of the directory the file is in?
 
Old 09-06-2007, 05:51 PM   #3
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Yes, DiBosco. It was that simple. Boy, do I feel dumb. Thank you.
 
Old 09-06-2007, 06:40 PM   #4
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You're most welcome. If only all problems were that easy to solve. ;-)
 
Old 02-25-2008, 02:24 PM   #5
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How did you?

How did you fix it? I have the same problem.
Thank you
 
Old 02-25-2008, 02:29 PM   #6
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Originally Posted by campol76 View Post
How did you fix it? I have the same problem.
Thank you
It was the permissions of the directory that he had set-up as a share.
 
Old 02-25-2008, 04:27 PM   #7
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But

But I do not need to authenticate the users uisng AD
 
Old 02-25-2008, 05:53 PM   #8
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What's AD?
 
Old 02-26-2008, 09:04 AM   #9
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AD= Active Directory

In my case I am joing that machine to active directory. That's why I asked.
Thnx
 
  


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