Re: Samba problems
Doing what you suggested seems to have cleared everything up. The extra
tidbit to get the permissions more "correct" is also appreciated and
reflected in my updated smb.conf. Thanks for the info.
On Tue, 3 Oct 2000, Ethan Benson wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 03, 2000 at 01:39:12PM -0400, Alec Smith wrote:
> > I'm noticing that if I copy some files from Windows NT onto my Samba
> > server I end up with the wrong permissions. Instead of files being owned
> > by alec.mp3 as I'd like, they appear to be owned by root.mp3.
> > 97153 drwxr-sr-x 2 alec mp3 4.0k Oct 3 13:28 ./
> > 32385 drwxr-sr-x 3 alec alec 4.0k Oct 3 13:25 ../
> > 97157 -rwxrw-r-- 1 root mp3 4.6M Jul 9 05:14 [Barry
> > Sadler] - Ballad of the Green Berets.mp3*
> > 97154 -rwxrw-r-- 1 root mp3 2.7M Jul 9 04:54
> > oldies.shelly fabres-johnny angel.mp3*
> > Although I used the MP3 share to copy these files, the same effect is
> > seen when copying a file into home directories (root.correct group
> > name) using the homes share. How can I go about getting Samba to place the
> > correct ownerships on files? My smb.conf is included below. The server is
> > running Potato and Samba 2.0.7 (from the .deb).
> > Thanks,
> > Alec
> > invalid users = root
> > admin users = alec
> try removing this admin users = alec. iirc (and i may not) this
> basically gives you root privileges when you login instead of normal
> privileges. that is the only thing in your config i can see that
> might cause this. (you use security mode = users right?)
> also if you set your create mode to 644/664 (no 7s) and directory mode
> to 755/775, along with map archive = no you won't get those hideously
> ugly 764 permissions like you have above.
> Ethan Benson