alejandro at varnet.biz
Sat Mar 26 08:58:19 PST 2005
On Sat, 26 Mar 2005 13:54:37 -0300
Alejandro Pulver <alejandro at varnet.biz> wrote:
> On Sat, 26 Mar 2005 16:59:11 +0100
> Stefan Haglund <stefan.haglund at crystalnorth.com> wrote:
> > First of all, make sure those mounts are accessible for normal
> > users, if you haven't. It's under the options for the mount in
> > /etc/fstab, I think. You can always do a 'man fstab' if unsure.
> > Does the username/password (check out 'smbpasswd') you are using to
> > connect to samba exist in the samba user database? If not, samba
> > won't
> > know who you are, and will use the default guest user to access
> > files (usually very restricted). That might be why you can access
> > the mounts when you log in to the server, but not through server.
> > If you go with the first, ALL users will have access. If you want to
> > restrict it to, say, a certain group, you have to go with the
> > second solution I think (and add users in the samba user database).
> > Hope I got the issue correctly, else I dunno :-).
> > Regards,
> > Stefan Haglund
> Thank you for your reply.
> I am using the security level "SHARE" with "guest" enabled (I have
> only two machines on my network).
> The mounts are accessible by normal users (like "ale"), the
> permissions in '/mnt/w2k/' are 'rwxr-xr-x', the owner is "root" and
> group "wheel".
> I would like to add that I also have another share that is a FAT32
> partition (WinXP) and I can browse it from the other machine (like
> everything else).
> I tried to map the guest account to the user "ale" that I use (and I
> can access '/mnt/w2k'), but nothing happened.
> This only happens in a NTFS mount point. The files and directories
> show as truncated, and I can not "see" (determine size, copy,
> determine if it is a file or directory, etc.) them until I do an
> operation over them with any normal user in the server, then I can see
> the files/dirs affected by the operation I did (ls, etc.). Before I
> only see the entries (names) without attributes (permissions,
> directory flag, etc.).
> Thanks and Best Regards,
I even tried mapping the guest account to root but it still does not
Thanks and Best Regards,
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