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calande 09-18-2006 11:20 PM

Nautilus unstable when mounting a samba share
 
I tried to mount a samba share located on a Windows box, from a CentOS box. Here's what I type:

Code:

smbmount \\\\192.168.0.2\\tmp /mnt/servidor -o defauts,rw,uid=500
When I try browsing it in Nautilus, Nautilus freezes a lot. It takes like 30 seconds to display the files also. I am able to create a new file, but unable to remove it. All files are marked with a red circle as "Unwritable". When trying to remove a file/folder that I created, I get:

Quote:

Error while moving items to "/mnt/servidor/.Trash-charles".
You do not have permissions to write to this folder.
This happens on 3 different computers....
This Samba share is accessible from other Windows computers and from a FreeBSD workstation as well. I only have this issue on CentOS.

What could be causing this?

odcheck 09-20-2006 08:45 AM

try this
Code:

mount -t cifs //192.168.0.2/tmp /mnt/servidor -o username=dedicated username,password=his password

calande 09-20-2006 01:25 PM

Thank you, what password should I put? (I have no password for Windows shares). Without passwords, the content of the mounted directory is still read-only...

odcheck 09-21-2006 01:00 AM

then you have to change something in smb.conf or with your unix permissions.
But I would check smb.con.

Which password?
If you created a samba User - smbpasswd -a testuser
then you'll be asked to give him a password.

calande 09-21-2006 07:48 AM

For a Linux client accessing a Windows Share (on a Windows box), I need to edit the smb.conf file on my Linux box?

odcheck 09-21-2006 07:55 AM

slap myself....
From Lin to Win uussh.
So but the mount command works but no write access. Cause you run cifs mount ntfs is pointless at this point.
mmh.
what shows smbclient -L 192.168.0.2 ?
Are you sure that you enabled simple file sharing in windows and checked the box everyone access?

calande 09-21-2006 07:21 PM

It asks for a password, is it normal? Then I hit "Enter" and it gives me a list of my Windows shares:

Code:

Domain=[CHARLES] OS=[Windows 5.1] Server=[Windows 2000 LAN Manager]

        Sharename      Type      Comment
        ---------      ----      -------
        IPC$            IPC      IPC remoto
        print$          Disk      Drivers de impressora
        SharedDocs      Disk
        Fiumis          Disk
        G$              Disk      Recurso compartilhado padrão
        My Disc (D)    Disk
        ADMIN$          Disk      Administração remota
        C$              Disk      Recurso compartilhado padrão
session request to 192.168.0.2 failed (Called name not present)
session request to 192 failed (Called name not present)
Domain=[CHARLES] OS=[Windows 5.1] Server=[Windows 2000 LAN Manager]

        Server              Comment
        ---------            -------

        Workgroup            Master
        ---------            -------
[root@centos ~]#


minrich 09-21-2006 10:58 PM

calande

What do you have in your /etc/samba/smb.conf [global] section?

And which machine has the 192.168.0.2 address? (the Samba server or the windows client?)

calande 09-25-2006 06:22 PM

Minrich, I'm going to paste the whole file for you to have a look at ;)

Code:

# This is the main Samba configuration file. You should read the
# smb.conf(5) manual page in order to understand the options listed
# here. Samba has a huge number of configurable options (perhaps too
# many!) most of which are not shown in this example
#
# Any line which starts with a ; (semi-colon) or a # (hash)
# is a comment and is ignored. In this example we will use a #
# for commentry and a ; for parts of the config file that you
# may wish to enable
#
# NOTE: Whenever you modify this file you should run the command "testparm"
# to check that you have not made any basic syntactic errors.
#
#======================= Global Settings =====================================
[global]

# workgroup = NT-Domain-Name or Workgroup-Name
  workgroup = MYGROUP

# server string is the equivalent of the NT Description field
  server string = Samba Server

# This option is important for security. It allows you to restrict
# connections to machines which are on your local network. The
# following example restricts access to two C class networks and
# the "loopback" interface. For more examples of the syntax see
# the smb.conf man page
;  hosts allow = 192.168.1. 192.168.2. 127.

# if you want to automatically load your printer list rather
# than setting them up individually then you'll need this
  printcap name = /etc/printcap
  load printers = yes

# It should not be necessary to spell out the print system type unless
# yours is non-standard. Currently supported print systems include:
# bsd, sysv, plp, lprng, aix, hpux, qnx
;  printing = cups

# This option tells cups that the data has already been rasterized
cups options = raw

# Uncomment this if you want a guest account, you must add this to /etc/passwd
# otherwise the user "nobody" is used
;  guest account = pcguest

# this tells Samba to use a separate log file for each machine
# that connects
 log file = /var/log/samba/%m.log
# all log information in one file
#  log file = /var/log/samba/smbd.log

# Put a capping on the size of the log files (in Kb).
  max log size = 50

# Security mode. Most people will want user level security. See
# security_level.txt for details.
  security = user
# Use password server option only with security = server
;  password server = <NT-Server-Name>

# Password Level allows matching of _n_ characters of the password for
# all combinations of upper and lower case.
;  password level = 8
;  username level = 8

# You may wish to use password encryption. Please read
# ENCRYPTION.txt, Win95.txt and WinNT.txt in the Samba documentation.
# Do not enable this option unless you have read those documents
;  encrypt passwords = yes
;  smb passwd file = /etc/samba/smbpasswd

# The following are needed to allow password changing from Windows to
# update the Linux system password also.
# NOTE: Use these with 'encrypt passwords' and 'smb passwd file' above.
# NOTE2: You do NOT need these to allow workstations to change only
#        the encrypted SMB passwords. They allow the Unix password
#        to be kept in sync with the SMB password.
;  unix password sync = Yes
;  passwd program = /usr/bin/passwd %u
;  passwd chat = *New*UNIX*password* %n\n *ReType*new*UNIX*password* %n\n *passwd:*all*authentication*tokens*updated*successfully*

# Unix users can map to different SMB User names
;  username map = /etc/samba/smbusers

# Using the following line enables you to customise your configuration
# on a per machine basis. The %m gets replaced with the netbios name
# of the machine that is connecting
;  include = /etc/samba/smb.conf.%m

# Most people will find that this option gives better performance.
# See speed.txt and the manual pages for details
  socket options = TCP_NODELAY SO_RCVBUF=8192 SO_SNDBUF=8192

# Configure Samba to use multiple interfaces
# If you have multiple network interfaces then you must list them
# here. See the man page for details.
;  interfaces = 192.168.12.2/24 192.168.13.2/24

# Configure remote browse list synchronisation here
#  request announcement to, or browse list sync from:
#        a specific host or from / to a whole subnet (see below)
;  remote browse sync = 192.168.3.25 192.168.5.255
# Cause this host to announce itself to local subnets here
;  remote announce = 192.168.1.255 192.168.2.44

# Browser Control Options:
# set local master to no if you don't want Samba to become a master
# browser on your network. Otherwise the normal election rules apply
;  local master = no

# OS Level determines the precedence of this server in master browser
# elections. The default value should be reasonable
;  os level = 33

# Domain Master specifies Samba to be the Domain Master Browser. This
# allows Samba to collate browse lists between subnets. Don't use this
# if you already have a Windows NT domain controller doing this job
;  domain master = yes

# Preferred Master causes Samba to force a local browser election on startup
# and gives it a slightly higher chance of winning the election
;  preferred master = yes

# Enable this if you want Samba to be a domain logon server for
# Windows95 workstations.
;  domain logons = yes

# if you enable domain logons then you may want a per-machine or
# per user logon script
# run a specific logon batch file per workstation (machine)
;  logon script = %m.bat
# run a specific logon batch file per username
;  logon script = %U.bat

# Where to store roving profiles (only for Win95 and WinNT)
#        %L substitutes for this servers netbios name, %U is username
#        You must uncomment the [Profiles] share below
;  logon path = \\%L\Profiles\%U

# All NetBIOS names must be resolved to IP Addresses
# 'Name Resolve Order' allows the named resolution mechanism to be specified
# the default order is "host lmhosts wins bcast". "host" means use the unix
# system gethostbyname() function call that will use either /etc/hosts OR
# DNS or NIS depending on the settings of /etc/host.config, /etc/nsswitch.conf
# and the /etc/resolv.conf file. "host" therefore is system configuration
# dependant. This parameter is most often of use to prevent DNS lookups
# in order to resolve NetBIOS names to IP Addresses. Use with care!
# The example below excludes use of name resolution for machines that are NOT
# on the local network segment
# - OR - are not deliberately to be known via lmhosts or via WINS.
; name resolve order = wins lmhosts bcast

# Windows Internet Name Serving Support Section:
# WINS Support - Tells the NMBD component of Samba to enable it's WINS Server
;  wins support = yes

# WINS Server - Tells the NMBD components of Samba to be a WINS Client
#        Note: Samba can be either a WINS Server, or a WINS Client, but NOT both
;  wins server = w.x.y.z

# WINS Proxy - Tells Samba to answer name resolution queries on
# behalf of a non WINS capable client, for this to work there must be
# at least one        WINS Server on the network. The default is NO.
;  wins proxy = yes

# DNS Proxy - tells Samba whether or not to try to resolve NetBIOS names
# via DNS nslookups. The built-in default for versions 1.9.17 is yes,
# this has been changed in version 1.9.18 to no.
  dns proxy = no

# Case Preservation can be handy - system default is _no_
# NOTE: These can be set on a per share basis
;  preserve case = no
;  short preserve case = no
# Default case is normally upper case for all DOS files
;  default case = lower
# Be very careful with case sensitivity - it can break things!
;  case sensitive = no

#============================ Share Definitions ==============================
  idmap uid = 16777216-33554431
  idmap gid = 16777216-33554431
  template shell = /bin/false
  winbind use default domain = no
[homes]
  comment = Home Directories
  browseable = no
  writable = yes

# Un-comment the following and create the netlogon directory for Domain Logons
; [netlogon]
;  comment = Network Logon Service
;  path = /home/netlogon
;  guest ok = yes
;  writable = no
;  share modes = no


# Un-comment the following to provide a specific roving profile share
# the default is to use the user's home directory
;[Profiles]
;    path = /home/profiles
;    browseable = no
;    guest ok = yes


# NOTE: If you have a BSD-style print system there is no need to
# specifically define each individual printer
[printers]
  comment = All Printers
  path = /var/spool/samba
  browseable = no
# Set public = yes to allow user 'guest account' to print
  guest ok = no
  writable = no
  printable = yes

# This one is useful for people to share files
;[tmp]
;  comment = Temporary file space
;  path = /tmp
;  read only = no
;  public = yes

# A publicly accessible directory, but read only, except for people in
# the "staff" group
;[public]
;  comment = Public Stuff
;  path = /home/samba
;  public = yes
;  read only = yes
;  write list = @staff

# Other examples.
#
# A private printer, usable only by fred. Spool data will be placed in fred's
# home directory. Note that fred must have write access to the spool directory,
# wherever it is.
;[fredsprn]
;  comment = Fred's Printer
;  valid users = fred
;  path = /homes/fred
;  printer = freds_printer
;  public = no
;  writable = no
;  printable = yes

# A private directory, usable only by fred. Note that fred requires write
# access to the directory.
;[fredsdir]
;  comment = Fred's Service
;  path = /usr/somewhere/private
;  valid users = fred
;  public = no
;  writable = yes
;  printable = no

# a service which has a different directory for each machine that connects
# this allows you to tailor configurations to incoming machines. You could
# also use the %u option to tailor it by user name.
# The %m gets replaced with the machine name that is connecting.
;[pchome]
;  comment = PC Directories
;  path = /usr/pc/%m
;  public = no
;  writable = yes

# A publicly accessible directory, read/write to all users. Note that all files
# created in the directory by users will be owned by the default user, so
# any user with access can delete any other user's files. Obviously this
# directory must be writable by the default user. Another user could of course
# be specified, in which case all files would be owned by that user instead.
;[public]
;  path = /usr/somewhere/else/public
;  public = yes
;  only guest = yes
;  writable = yes
;  printable = no

# The following two entries demonstrate how to share a directory so that two
# users can place files there that will be owned by the specific users. In this
# setup, the directory should be writable by both users and should have the
# sticky bit set on it to prevent abuse. Obviously this could be extended to
# as many users as required.
;[myshare]
;  comment = Mary's and Fred's stuff
;  path = /usr/somewhere/shared
;  valid users = mary fred
;  public = no
;  writable = yes
;  printable = no
;  create mask = 0765

Thanks,

odcheck 09-26-2006 03:01 AM

so as I see Fiumis is what you can test.
So you still want to connect form linux using smb to windows?
Then mount -t cifs //192.168.0.2/Fiumis /mnt/win
but this share name wont work My Disc (D) change it to mydisc
And btw you 1st post said you try to mount a share called tmp on windows.
But with the output of smbclient -L 192.168.0.2 you showed us there is no windows share called tmp.
So useless...

calande 09-26-2006 09:04 AM

Thanks! It's working great now :)
I have another problem now, but on a CentOS workstation accessing a FreeBSD file server through Samba. The CentOS workstation also has Windows on another partition. I can access these files from Windows but not from CentOS, actually I can see the list but I can't write to it. Here's the file server smb.conf file:

Code:

#


# Sample configuration file for the Samba suite for Debian GNU/Linux.
#
#
# This is the main Samba configuration file. You should read the
# smb.conf(5) manual page in order to understand the options listed
# here. Samba has a huge number of configurable options most of which
# are not shown in this example
#
# Any line which starts with a ; (semi-colon) or a # (hash)
# is a comment and is ignored. In this example we will use a #
# for commentary and a ; for parts of the config file that you
# may wish to enable
#
# NOTE: Whenever you modify this file you should run the command
# "testparm" to check that you have not many any basic syntactic
# errors.
#

#======================= Global Settings =======================

[global]

## Browsing/Identification ###

# Change this to the workgroup/NT-domain name your Samba server will part of
workgroup = OFFICE

# server string is the equivalent of the NT Description field
server string = %h server (Samba %v)

# Windows Internet Name Serving Support Section:
# WINS Support - Tells the NMBD component of Samba to enable its WINS Server
;  wins support = no

# WINS Server - Tells the NMBD components of Samba to be a WINS Client
# Note: Samba can be either a WINS Server, or a WINS Client, but NOT both
;  wins server = w.x.y.z

# This will prevent nmbd to search for NetBIOS names through DNS.
dns proxy = no

# What naming service and in what order should we use to resolve host names
# to IP addresses
;  name resolve order = lmhosts host wins bcast

#### Debugging/Accounting ####

# This tells Samba to use a separate log file for each machine
# that connects
log file = /var/log/samba/log.%m

# Put a capping on the size of the log files (in Kb).
max log size = 1000

# If you want Samba to only log through syslog then set the following
# parameter to 'yes'.
;  syslog only = no

# We want Samba to log a minimum amount of information to syslog. Everything
# should go to /var/log/samba/log.{smbd,nmbd} instead. If you want to log
# through syslog you should set the following parameter to something higher.
syslog = 0

# Do something sensible when Samba crashes: mail the admin a backtrace
panic action = /usr/share/samba/panic-action %d


####### Authentication #######

# "security = user" is always a good idea. This will require a Unix account
# in this server for every user accessing the server. See
# /usr/share/doc/samba-doc/htmldocs/ServerType.html in the samba-doc
# package for details.
security = share

# You may wish to use password encryption.  See the section on
# 'encrypt passwords' in the smb.conf(5) manpage before enabling.
encrypt passwords = yes

# If you are using encrypted passwords, Samba will need to know what
# password database type you are using.
passdb backend = tdbsam guest

obey pam restrictions = yes

# Conta do visitante
guest account = mark

# Usuários invalidos
invalid users = root

# This boolean parameter controls whether Samba attempts to sync the Unix
# password with the SMB password when the encrypted SMB password in the
# passdb is changed.
;  unix password sync = no

# For Unix password sync to work on a Debian GNU/Linux system, the following
# parameters must be set (thanks to Augustin Luton <aluton@hybrigenics.fr> for
# sending the correct chat script for the passwd program in Debian Potato).
passwd program = /usr/bin/passwd %u
passwd chat = *Enter\snew\sUNIX\spassword:* %n\n *Retype\snew\sUNIX\spassword:* %n\n .

# This boolean controls whether PAM will be used for password changes
# when requested by an SMB client instead of the program listed in
# 'passwd program'. The default is 'no'.
;  pam password change = no



########## Printing ##########

# If you want to automatically load your printer list rather
# than setting them up individually then you'll need this
;  load printers = yes

# lpr(ng) printing. You may wish to override the location of the
# printcap file
;  printing = bsd
;  printcap name = /etc/printcap

# CUPS printing.  See also the cupsaddsmb(8) manpage in the
# cupsys-client package.
;  printing = cups
;  printcap name = cups

# When using [print$], root is implicitly a 'printer admin', but you can
# also give this right to other users to add drivers and set printer
# properties
;  printer admin = @ntadmin


######## File sharing ########

# Name mangling options
;  preserve case = yes
short preserve case = yes


############ Misc ############

# Using the following line enables you to customise your configuration
# on a per machine basis. The %m gets replaced with the netbios name
# of the machine that is connecting
;  include = /home/samba/etc/smb.conf.%m

# Most people will find that this option gives better performance.
# See smb.conf(5) and /usr/share/doc/samba-doc/htmldocs/speed.html
# for details
# You may want to add the following on a Linux system:
#        SO_RCVBUF=8192 SO_SNDBUF=8192
socket options = TCP_NODELAY

# File creation mask is set to 0700 for security reasons. If you want to
# create files with group=rw permissions, set next parameter to 0775.
create mask = 0700

# Directory creation mask is set to 0700 for security reasons. If you want to
# create dirs. with group=rw permissions, set next parameter to 0775.
directory mask = 0700
restrict anonymous = no
domain master = no
preferred master = no
max protocol = NT
ldap ssl = No
server signing = Auto

# Descomente o código seguinte e crie um diretório netlogon para Login de Domínio
# (você precisa configurar o samba para atuar como controlador de domíno também)
;[netlogon]
;  comment = Network Logon Service
;  path = /home/samba/netlogon
;  guest ok = yes
;  writable = no
;  share modes = no

[Files]
comment = Files
read only = no
path = /usr/local/servidor/files
guest ok = yes
guest account = nobody
force create mode = 774
force directory mode = 774

Any idea?
Thanks,

odcheck 09-27-2006 12:54 AM

security = share
passdb backend = tdbsam guest
guest account = mark
guest account = nobody

What is this? You use security share and then you use tdbsam for the accounts that are useless if you only have got this share. [Files]
Then you dedicated guest account = mark and within the share you specify nobody.
Check this guest thing.


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