[K12OSN] Samba File permissions

Les Mikesell les at futuresource.com
Fri Apr 30 15:27:24 UTC 2004

On Fri, 2004-04-30 at 10:21, Jim Kronebusch wrote:
> I am trying to drop a file in from Win2000 that doesn't already exist in
> /home/Drop/Class1 folder.  It won't even let me drop a unique file in.
> I am not really worried about what permissions it has once written to
> the server as there are now scripts and stuff running to change
> permissions as a result of yesterdays barrage of email.  I just want to
> be able to drop a new file into this write only folder.  This should
> work right?  I am going to try from a different machine with a new user
> just to verify this user isn't messed up.

There are some circumstances that let samba connect as a guest
user instead of the one you expect.  If you set 'guest ok = no'
or 'public = no' on the share you can eliminate this.  It also
helps if the user is logged into the windows box under the
same name as the unix login that they should be using for the

  Les Mikesell
   les at futuresource.com

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