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Old 11-11-2004, 07:46 PM   #1
Stormblade
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Samba Permissions Problem


Hey all,

Here's my problem. Samba is currently prompting for a login no matter what. I can not see the shares unless I've first logged in. Then I can see them. This is not how I want it to run. What I want is for the share to be seen and accessible by everyone but in read only mode. Then I want to be able to log in as Administrator and get write access to the share.

My first try was using security = share. This did one thing. No one had to log in and could see shares. But it was always read only and after a few hours I could not get write access only for Administrator.

So I switched security = user. Now when I log in I have write access but everyone else has to log in just to see the shares which isn't what I wanted.

Here's my current smb.conf
I'm running Samba 3.0.8 under Fedora Core 3

# Samba config file created using SWAT
# from 127.0.0.1 (127.0.0.1)
# Date: 2004/11/11 19:45:22

# Global parameters
[global]
server string = Linux Server
interfaces = eth1
preferred master = Yes
ldap ssl = no
write list = root, administrator, Administrator

[Data]
path = /Data
admin users = root, administrator, Administrator
guest ok = Yes
 
Old 11-12-2004, 08:09 AM   #2
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Never solved this to my satisfaction. I can not make the share visible and read only to all. What I have done is to just add a user who has only read only access and they will have to log in.
 
  


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