[Gllug] Samba problem

will will at hellacool.co.uk
Tue Feb 10 16:04:13 UTC 2004

ben f wrote:
>> --- will <will at hellacool.co.uk> wrote: > ben f
>>Bugger. I guess I will have to assign individual
>>users and make the 
>>directory 777 as a temporary measure.  I don't want
>>to have to do that 
>>though.  Just a thought, could it be the CamelCase
>>group name or it's 
>>charachter length that is causing the problem?
> Don't take my word as final. I tried, failed and
> gave up! I don't see why it can't be done, though.

I have got a working config including groups.  Here is the output of 

[root at file2 directenglish]# testparm
Load smb config files from /etc/samba/smb.conf
Processing section "[printers]"
Processing section "[DEIntranet]"
Loaded services file OK.
Press enter to see a dump of your service definitions

# Global parameters
         workgroup = MYDOMAIN
         server string = File2 Samba Server
         security = DOMAIN
         password server = TEMPPDC
         username map = /etc/samba/smbusers
         log file = /var/log/samba/%m.log
         max log size = 50
         socket options = TCP_NODELAY SO_RCVBUF=8192 SO_SNDBUF=8192
         load printers = No
         os level = 33
         preferred master = No
         local master = No
         domain master = No
         dns proxy = No
         idmap uid = 10000-20000
         idmap gid = 10000-20000
         winbind separator = /
         winbind cache time = 10

         comment = All Printers
         path = /var/spool/samba
         printable = Yes
         browseable = No

         comment = DirectEnglish Intranet
         path = /shares/directenglish
         valid users = MYDOMAIN/DirectEnglish
         read only = No

Thanks for the help :-)  And thanks to Cope for the hours of help on IRC :-)

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