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I have a samba share to a Centos 6 server being mounted on Windows 7. In the shared directory, two or three directories are not visible and can't be navigated to manually either. These directories have the same drwxr-xr-x permissions as the others, as well as same user and group. They are not symbolic links. Any suggestion what else could govern visibility to samba?

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Turn off SELINUX

Don't know why SELINUX was denying permission to some directories without providing any clear error, but that's what was happening. Disabled SELINUX and all is fine.

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