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Old 09-12-2005, 09:40 AM   #1
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Samba Permissions - Windows 98

I have a Fedora box which is sharing out a directory from the second hard drive (/deb/hdb) with Samba. My network is a fairly large peer-to-peer consisting primarily of Win2k boxes but a couple 98's are floating around.
I'm aware of the dangers of a wide-open network drive however for now, that's not a concern.

What I'm seeing is the 2k boxes can access all files and all directories but they can't delete files. In addition 98 boxes can navigate all directories but can't open any file for editing.

Can anybody please offer a suggestion how to allow RWX for both client OS's? Here is my smb.conf file:


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

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

hosts allow = 10.168.5. 127.

guest account = samba

log file = /var/log/samba/%m.log
max log size = 50

security = share
socket options = TCP_NODELAY SO_RCVBUF=8192 SO_SNDBUF=8192

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
; encrypt passwords = yes
guest ok = yes
; guest account = nobody

# This one is useful for people to share files

path = /mnt/share/
writeable = yes
browseable = yes
guest ok = yes
create mask = 0777
public = yes


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