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Old 01-01-2007, 11:31 PM   #1
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Question problem in transferring files

i have a small network based on suse 9.3 with samba on linux box and 3 xp boxes.. i am able to see all the boxex fm server as well as client but when i try to transfer or copy file frm xp to any folder on /home it gives an error msg"Cannot create or replace XXXX: access denied."

i have given 777 permission to complete home folder but no avail.
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Old 01-02-2007, 03:44 PM   #2
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Doesn't matter really the permissions of the folder or whatnot, what does your smb.conf file give for access rights for the share?
Old 01-03-2007, 01:37 AM   #3
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posting d dump of my smb.conf file for ref..
amba config file created using SWAT
# from (
# Date: 2007/01/03 13:01:05

# Global parameters
workgroup = OFFICE
netbios name = LINUXBOX
map to guest = Bad User
username map = /etc/samba/smbusers
printcap cache time = 750
printcap name = cups
add machine script = /usr/sbin/useradd -c Machine -d /var/lib/nobody -s /bin/false %m$
logon path = \\%L\profiles\.msprofile
logon drive = P:
logon home = \\%L\%U\.9xprofile
domain master = No
printer admin = @ntadmin, root, administrator
hosts allow =,,
cups options = raw
include = /etc/samba/dhcp.conf

comment = Home Directories
valid users = %S
read only = No
inherit acls = Yes

comment = Network Profiles Service
path = %H
read only = No
create mask = 0600
directory mask = 0700
store dos attributes = Yes

comment = All users
path = /home/
write list = 10.0.06/,
inherit acls = Yes
hide special files = Yes
veto files = /aquota.user/groups/shares/

comment = All groups
path = /home/groups
read only = No
inherit acls = Yes

comment = All Printers
path = /var/tmp
create mask = 0600
printable = Yes
browseable = No

comment = Printer Drivers
path = /var/lib/samba/drivers
write list = @ntadmin, root
force group = ntadmin
create mask = 0664
directory mask = 0775



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