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Old 10-19-2005, 09:49 AM   #1
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Public directory for Samba?

This is for a small home network. I am running debian 3.1 testing.

By default, Samba takes users to their /home/username directory. I would like to make a public directory available also. By that I mean a directory where anybody can read or write files.

Probably some minor changes in /etc/samba/smb.conf, but I don't know what.
Old 10-19-2005, 11:23 AM   #2
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Add this section to your smb.conf file. 'xfiles' is the netbios share name and /xfiles is the directory or mounted filesystem you are sharing

comment = xfiles
path = /xfiles
public = yes
writable = yes
create mode = 0777
directory mode = 0777
printable = no
Old 10-19-2005, 01:59 PM   #3
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It works, thanks.


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