Help answer threads with 0 replies.
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Hardware
User Name
Linux - Hardware This forum is for Hardware issues.
Having trouble installing a piece of hardware? Want to know if that peripheral is compatible with Linux?


  Search this Thread
Old 03-24-2011, 03:01 PM   #1
Registered: Nov 2008
Location: Atlanta, Georiga
Distribution: Debian, Ubuntu
Posts: 71

Rep: Reputation: 15
SmartStor NS4300N Root Access

I have added a Promise Technologies SmartStor NS4300N Network Attached Storage device to my network. I have gone through all of the setup, and managed to get everything configured the way I want it, that is until I started to use it. I could copy files onto the NAS directory which I had mounted to a specific local directory, but I couldn't copy directories. I have since found out that my UID on my main Debian is 1000, where as the UID for the corresponding Username and Password on the NAS is 1002. Here, I believe, is where the permission issues lie.

Question: Does anyone know how I can modify the UID for a given Username and Password on the SmartStor NS4300N. I suspect that I will need root access on the SmartStor for this, but I don't have it.

Question: Does anyone know how to gain Root Access to the directories on a SmartStor NS4300N/?

Question: Does anyone know of an alternative solution to this problem?


debian, nas, root, uid

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Changed my root user access for mysql access to Any from localhost SSBN Linux - Server 2 03-14-2011 03:25 PM
software to access file system.. how to allow access for non root users? stdcinout Linux - Newbie 8 03-09-2010 01:55 PM
[SOLVED] How to allow access to some commands having root privleges to be run bu non root user suryashikha Linux - Newbie 8 10-31-2009 02:05 PM
How to access Access root(/) hard drive attached in Windows XP machine farrukhndm Linux - Software 2 07-29-2008 01:52 PM
[SOLVED] Disable remote root access but allow local root access-- possible? bskrakes Linux - Security 3 03-03-2008 01:15 PM

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:25 AM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration