[kwlug-disc] Samba / Windows connection

bbierman bbierman42 at gmail.com
Tue Apr 20 13:53:47 EDT 2010


I am completely going off of memory here, but doesn't the smb user have to have permissions to the file folder?

ie. If I create a user brad with smbpasswd don't I also have to create a user under linux with the same name?

And that user has to have permissions to the share I am trying to access?

Again this is a couple of years ago that I touched this. Hopefully this helps you in finding the correct answer. 


Brad
"Fired from my bb gun"

-----Original Message-----
From: Charles M <chaslinux at gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 20 Apr 2010 13:47:17 
To: KWLUG discussion<kwlug-disc at kwlug.org>
Subject: Re: [kwlug-disc] Samba / Windows connection

John I tried both smbpasswd and pdbedit -a -u to set up the samba
account and password. I am able to log in with smbclient, wouldn't
only having an /etc/passwd entry prevent this from happening?

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