Using gadmin-samba to access shared files

Posted on 2010-11-28
Last Modified: 2012-05-10

I'm trying to use gAdmin-Samba to share files from an Ubuntu machine to a Win7 laptop.

I've added the fileshares via gAdmin, but cannot add users.  The user has been added to the Linux accounts.   When I try to add the user thru gAdmin I click "Apply" but no users are stored.

What am I missing?

Question by:Glen Gibb
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ID: 34227871
can you please paste output :

cat /etc/samba/smb.conf

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by:Glen Gibb
ID: 34233209
Here's smb.conf

netbios name = Gizmo-Home
server string = Samba file and print server
workgroup = GE
security = user
hosts allow = 127. 192.168.0.
interfaces =
bind interfaces only = yes
remote announce =
remote browse sync =
printcap name = cups
load printers = yes
cups options = raw
printing = cups
guest account = smbguest
log file = /var/log/samba/samba.log
max log size = 1000
null passwords = no
username level = 6
password level = 6
encrypt passwords = yes
unix password sync = yes
socket options = TCP_NODELAY SO_RCVBUF=8192 SO_SNDBUF=8192
local master = no
domain master = no
preferred master = no
domain logons = no
os level = 33
logon drive = m:
logon home = \\%L\homes\%u
logon path = \\%L\profiles\%u
logon script = %G.bat
time server = no
name resolve order = wins lmhosts bcast
wins support = no
wins proxy = no
dns proxy = no
preserve case = yes
short preserve case = yes
client use spnego = no
client signing = no
client schannel = no
server signing = no
server schannel = no
nt pipe support = yes
nt status support = yes
allow trusted domains = no
obey pam restrictions = yes
enable spoolss = yes
client plaintext auth = no
disable netbios = no
follow symlinks = no
update encrypted = yes
pam password change = no
passwd chat timeout = 120
hostname lookups = no
username map = /etc/samba/smbusers
smb passwd file = /etc/samba/smbpasswd
passwd program = /usr/bin/passwd '%u'
passwd chat = *New*password* %n\n *ReType*new*password* %n\n *passwd*changed*\n
add user script = /usr/sbin/useradd -d /dev/null -c 'Samba User Account' -s /dev/null '%u'
add user to group script = /usr/sbin/useradd -d /dev/null -c 'Samba User Account' -s /dev/null -g '%g' '%u'
add group script = /usr/sbin/groupadd '%g'
delete user script = /usr/sbin/userdel '%u'
delete user from group script = /usr/sbin/userdel '%u' '%g'
delete group script = /usr/sbin/groupdel '%g'
add machine script = /usr/sbin/useradd -d /dev/null -g sambamachines -c 'Samba Machine Account' -s /dev/null -M '%u'
machine password timeout = 120
idmap uid = 16777216-33554431
idmap gid = 16777216-33554431
template shell = /dev/null
winbind use default domain = yes
winbind separator = @
winbind cache time = 360
winbind trusted domains only = yes
winbind nested groups = no
winbind nss info = no
winbind refresh tickets = no
winbind offline logon = no

comment = Home Directories
path = /home
read only = no
available = yes
browseable = yes
writable = yes
guest ok = no
public = no
printable = no
locking = no
strict locking = no

comment = Network Logon Service
path = /home/netlogon
read only = no
available = yes
browseable = yes
writable = yes
guest ok = yes
public = yes
printable = no
locking = no
strict locking = no

comment = User Profiles
path = /var/samba/profiles
read only = no
available = yes
browseable = no
writable = yes
guest ok = no
public = no
printable = no
create mode = 0600
directory mask = 0700
locking = no
strict locking = no

comment = All Printers
path = /var/spool/samba
browseable = yes
writable = no
guest ok = no
public = no
printable = yes
locking = no
strict locking = no

path = /home/pdf-documents
comment = Converted PDF Documents
available = yes
browseable = yes
writeable = yes
guest ok = yes
locking = no
strict locking = no

path = /tmp
comment = PDF Printer Service
printable = yes
guest ok = yes
use client driver = yes
printing = bsd
print command = /usr/bin/gadmin-samba-pdf %s %u
lpq command =
lprm command =

path = /media/Q-13G/My Documents
comment = long home network shared files
valid users = alice smbguest peterpan
read only = no
available = yes
browseable = yes
writable = yes
guest ok = yes
public = yes
printable = yes
locking = no
strict locking = no

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Accepted Solution

santoshmotwani earned 500 total points
ID: 34234549
hey i just found this link here, it seems there is a problem with gadmin .

Please have a look :

and let me know how u go !!!

Author Comment

by:Glen Gibb
ID: 34270862
Thanks, Santos ....

I've been sick the past few days and haven't been in front of the machine in question.

But I think this version is 2.9.  Will apprise you ASAP.


Author Closing Comment

by:Glen Gibb
ID: 34315468
Upgraded to gadmin 0.3.1 and all is well!

Tnx so much.

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