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Re: [SLE] Samba Share - Access Denied
Steps 1,2&3:

(1) The user must have a valid user account and password on the linux box;
(2) The user must have the "same" username and password in smbpasswd; and
(3) The windows user name and password must mach the above.

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----- Original Message -----
From: "Dan Weisenstein" <dan@xxxxxxxxxx>
To: <suse-linux-e@xxxxxxxx>
Sent: Thursday, May 06, 2004 11:51 AM
Subject: [SLE] Samba Share - Access Denied


> I have set up a new samba share on my machine. Using YaST, I setup
> /home/share
> as a shared directory. From a Windows machine, I can get to the
> directory and
> see the contents. However, if I try to write to the share, I get Access
> Denied. I
> own the directory and it's set to 777. I can get to and write to my home
> dir,
> /home/dan, with no problems. This is the relevant part of smb.conf:
>
> [shared]
> comment = shared
> path = /home/share
> browseable = no
> guest ok = no
> printable = no
>
> These settings match the matching parts of the home directory settings.
> What am
> I missing? I've tried to add
>
> valid users = %S
> create mask = 0640
> directory mask = 0750
>
> like the home directory settings have, but it makes no difference. I
> used smbpasswd
> to set a password, but get no challenge on the Windows machine. Any help
> appreciated.
>
> Dan
>
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