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Old 11-17-2007, 07:55 PM   #1
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Samba error geting Access Deined on XP workstation

I have a new FC7 box and Samba running on it. All I want is an open server where anyone connected can dumb junk on it. I don't care about security because songs and pics anyone can see. I have tried and can see the server but everytime I try to write to it I get Access Deined. I have the Dir set at 777 and here is my smb.conf. Just want to dumb junk, any help will be thankful. Thanks.

workgroup = MAIN
server string = NAS Server %v
security = share
log file = /usr/local/samba/var/log.%m
max log size = 50
dns proxy = No
hosts allow = All

#============================ Share Definitions ==============================

comment = Ghost Files
path = /public
read only = no
guest ok = yes
write list = @Ghost
inherit permissions = Yes
create mask = 0777

This is a new box, I have no firewall and have done the smbpasswd thing. But I'm lost. Thanks.
Old 11-20-2007, 04:17 AM   #2
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Try temporarily disabling SELinux with

setenforce 0

from the command line as root.

probably your problem.

Assuming it is, either disable SELinux for smb (I think you'll find an option on the gnome security tab) or have a look at


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