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Old 04-22-2004, 08:13 PM   #1
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Question samba sanity

I've been banging my head on this problem for a week now, trying to figure out why my WinXP machines can not write anything to my Samba shares. They can read anything I put in them from the Linux box, but can't write to them from across the network. Below I've enclosed the smb.conf:

workgroup = WORKGROUP
netbios name = Ben's File Server
server string = Ben's File Server
printcap name = cups
load printers = yes
printing = cups
printer admin = @adm
log file = /var/log/samba/log.%m
max log size = 50
map to guest = bad user
security = user
encrypt passwords = yes
smb passwd file = /etc/samba/smbpasswd
socket options = TCP_NODELAY SO_RCVBUF=8192 SO_SNDBUF=8192
dns proxy = no

comment = Home Directories
browseable = no
writable = yes

comment = All Printers
path = /var/spool/samba
browseable = no
guest ok = yes
writable = no
printable = yes
create mode = 0700

path = /var/lib/samba/printers
browseable = yes
read only = yes
write list = @adm root
guest ok = yes

path = /var/tmp
guest ok = No
printable = Yes
comment = PDF Generator (only valid users)
print command = /usr/share/samba/scripts/print-pdf %s ~%u //%L/%u %m %I "%J" &

comment = The File Dump
path = /home/shared
public = yes
browseable = yes
writable = yes
printable = no
guest ok = yes
create mode = 777
directory mode = 777

I haven't tested the print server side yet because I haven't installed a printer yet... any thoughts of what I missed or misplaced in the file?


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