permissions on samba shares

Posted on 2003-03-12
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Last Modified: 2010-03-19

As a newbie I am confused and bewildered by this.
I have an nt4 pdc, 70 98se clients, 2 redhat 6.2 servers both running samba.
I have upgraded samba to 2.2.7a on the RH servers as i want to tighten security. security level = domain is now set up on samba and it sucessfully uses winbind to extract user info from the pdc.

So to my question, how the hell do I set permissions on the samba shares. i was under the impression i could use nt acls to do this from the pdc once i was using winbindd. I have tried simply adding
write list = @groupname
where groupname is an nt global group. doesn't work.

any pointers would be greatly appreciated.

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Can you print out your smb.conf so we can see what we are starting with?

Author Comment

ID: 8135163
Hi pjedmond

sorry to take so long to get back.
I worked it out. setting the group name as

valid users = DOMAIN+groupname

where + is the winbind separator

this works but i am still in the dark as to how to assign diferent permissions to different groups on the same share.

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