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Distribution: Currently toying with Debian-based MEPIS
Okay... Couple Things...
Firstly, when you say "mapped to root", do you mean you created an alias in the smbusers file, or did you do something else. There are supposedly a couple tricks to doing that. Personally I've never had any luck doing it anyway. Plus, it seems that you are (kind of) running a domain, in which case you should have "root" as a user anyway. Why not just use that?
Second, which version of Windows are you using to connect? I've found that there are many Samba intricasies that Windows treats differently with different versions, perhaps I could be more help with this info.
Lastly, did you try accessing the root of your share alone (\\jack-server)? Perhaps somehow the permissions got a little screwy. Of course the share specifies "root" as being a valid user, however Unix permissions always trump Samba permissions, and as weird as that sounds (being that we are dealing with "root" here) believe me, I've done it. After a kernel overhaul anything can happen.
Anyway get back to me and we'll work this thing out.
Last edited by jason_dustrose; 02-06-2007 at 03:00 AM.
very sorry for not replying sooner, forgot I had posted here...
I solved the problem- I had mapped the root user (in the folder /etc/samba/users) as "Administrator" for use from windows PC's. Actually there is no such user as "Administrator" on windows... So i just had to change it to a user that was on the windows pc.
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