Solved

How can I password protect a folder below a share in Samba

Posted on 2009-04-03
2
2,569 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-09
I have a share on a Samba server and two folder below this share is another folder that I would like to password protect. Is there an easy way to do this with Samba?
0
Comment
Question by:wlandymore
2 Comments
 
LVL 8

Expert Comment

by:morsun
ID: 24064629
0
 
LVL 1

Accepted Solution

by:
wlandymore earned 0 total points
ID: 24087775
I ended up just making a new group and putting only the one user in there. Then I assigned the new group as the owner of the folder and taking away the privileges for everyone else.
0

Featured Post

Best Practices: Disaster Recovery Testing

Besides backup, any IT division should have a disaster recovery plan. You will find a few tips below relating to the development of such a plan and to what issues one should pay special attention in the course of backup planning.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Samba is the de-facto standard program (or, more correctly: suite of programs) that UNIX and Linux systems use to share files with Microsoft Windows (and more recently, Mac OS-X) systems. Currently, there are 2 common versions of Samba available,…
Introduction People like FTP.  It's a solid, stable, robust protocol for quickly transferring files between two hosts using TCP/IP.  In most cases it's much faster than SMB or CIFS, and certainly much easier to set up between organizations.  This…
Internet Business Fax to Email Made Easy - With eFax Corporate (http://www.enterprise.efax.com), you'll receive a dedicated online fax number, which is used the same way as a typical analog fax number. You'll receive secure faxes in your email, fr…
Sending a Secure fax is easy with eFax Corporate (http://www.enterprise.efax.com). First, Just open a new email message.  In the To field, type your recipient's fax number @efaxsend.com. You can even send a secure international fax — just include t…

820 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question