[NBLUG/talk] mounting & permissions on samba share

Travis isrneonx at gmail.com
Fri Jan 22 15:37:32 PST 2010

I forget what file it is, but in the samba config file you can set  
what user owns the files, a umask and general permissions. and you  
will have to restart your smb after your done.

it may be in /etc/samba/smb.conf or something like that.

On Jan 22, 2010, at 2:27 PM, micxz <micxz at micxz.com> wrote:

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> Hello everyone. I have what I think should be a simple Q. I would like
> to know how I can mount my samba share on my laptop and be able to
> create files or folder with the correct permissions. Every time I try,
> I need to login to the server (mars) and change permissions before I
> can write to the share.
> As root I:
> mount -t cifs // /media/marsmnt -o user=micxz
> Password: ******
> Then as regular user:
> micxz at phybernuker:/media/marsmnt> mount | grep mars
> // on /media/marsmnt type cifs (rw,mand)
> micxz at phybernuker:/media/marsmnt> mkdir test
> mkdir: created directory `test'
> micxz at phybernuker:/media/marsmnt> touch test/file
> touch: cannot touch `test/file': Permission denied
> micxz at phybernuker:/media/marsmnt> chmod 770 test/
> chmod: changing permissions of `test/': Operation not permitted
> Thanks for any input. - Micxz
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