Permissions: Windows share accessed by Samba

Posted on 2006-04-22
Last Modified: 2010-03-17
I have a SAN that is running Windows 2003 server.  It is shared out fine, and i can connect to the share without issues from our Red Hat Linux web server.  The only problem is that I cannot assign permissions to different folders for write access.

I need to write files to the SAN from our Linux webserver.  Is it possible to assign linux style permissions on a windows share?  

here is the command I use to map the windows share in linux.

mount -t smb -o 'username=windowsuser,password=widnowspass' //blue/ws /home/ws

Question by:grizum

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    i figured it out ..

    the command needed to be ...

    smbmount //blue/ws /home/ws -o uid=99,password=password

    where uid=99 is the userid for the 'nobody' user.


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