LinuxQuestions.org
Download your favorite Linux distribution at LQ ISO.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Networking
User Name
Password
Linux - Networking This forum is for any issue related to networks or networking.
Routing, network cards, OSI, etc. Anything is fair game.

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 03-24-2006, 04:00 PM   #1
outtacontrol
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Nov 2004
Posts: 19

Rep: Reputation: 0
Permissions on windows file share


Greetings. . .I have a windows fileshare that I'm mounting on my linux desktop. I mount the fileshare using:

mount -t smbfs -o username="domain\\username" //hostname/share /mount/point

I'm able to mount the fileshare, but the problem is that I only have Read permissions to the share. Can't write to it at all. Is there a switch I need to add to be able to have R+W permissions to the share? I checked the man mount and I tried a -o rw switch, but I get the same results.

Thanks in advance for any help.
 
Old 03-24-2006, 06:07 PM   #2
jebaird
Member
 
Registered: Jul 2005
Location: Iowa
Distribution: openSuse10, FC5
Posts: 46

Rep: Reputation: 15
check your permission on your server. your linux permission still apply. so if you only have Read to /dir1 in samaba you only have Read. hope this helps
 
  


Reply


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
Cannot access all files on windows share palinuxuser Linux - Networking 2 02-18-2006 06:00 AM
cannot access my Linux share from Windows va7hg Linux - Networking 6 12-13-2005 08:00 AM
Can't Access Windows Share through Apache boardoms Linux - Networking 2 12-02-2005 11:19 AM
Can't access a smb share from windows digitalspillage Linux - Newbie 2 10-05-2003 09:42 AM
How to access Windows share? correro Linux - General 3 03-10-2003 12:18 AM

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Networking

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:30 AM.

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