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Linux/Samba Windows7 and permissions on a per user basis

I would like to set up my NAS properly with user and group permissions. While this was easy to accomplish for all Linux boxes using NFS, I cannot get it to work with Windows and Samba, Windows7 and ...
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1answer
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Samba Server Make Multiple User Permissions Profiles

I have a Samba file server running, and I was wondering how I could make multiple user accounts that have different permissions. For example, at the moment I have a user, smbusr, but when I ssh to the ...
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Add multiple @groups to valid users

In smb.conf I have the line valid users = @Staff @Directors Is this a valid syntax to add two groups to the valid users line? It does not seem to work right on our xp pro clients. If not which of ...
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1answer
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How to list active samba users?

I could not find a pdbedit or smbldap-userlist option to list just the active samba users. Solution on Question [1] lists all users and machines and smbldap-userlist -ua lists all users, even if they ...
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1answer
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Samba: How to share a folder using Linux account username and password?

I'm working on sharing a user's home folder using the username and password of the user's lLnux account. I noticed that home folder sharing is quite easy as I just need to change the smb.conf file to ...
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List Samba users?

So yesterday evening I was pulling my hair out (figuratively -- I'm bald) for over an hour trying to figure out why smbpasswd kept rejecting my attempts to reset the password for one of my Samba ...
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1answer
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Samba: several users, one username

A quick question: will it cause any conflicts if several users, with different computers, access a Samba share with one and the same username/password combination?
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1answer
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How to mount remote samba share from local host with multiple groups?

I am using mount.cifs to mount a remote samba share (both client and server are Ubuntu server 8.04) like this: mount.cifs //sambaserver/samba /mountpath -o ...
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Mount remote samba with sftp:// permissions and group membership

If I mount as remote samba (running on Linux) with Nautilus (sftp://) with a username and password will the permissions work as if I were on the remote system regardless of the local user name and the ...
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Windows user account just for accessing network shares on a Windows 7 machine

I would like my Xbox (Xbmc) to access my Windows 7 shares without having Guest accounts enabled and without using my Administrator account login details. I have tried making it an account called Xbox ...
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5answers
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Samba+Windows: Allow multiple connections by different users?

I have a machine running Ubuntu with Samba that I use to share stuff with my family's Windows machines in our local network. Currently they access a share for movies/music/etc with one user. I want ...
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Vista just stopped working with Samba, XP still works fine

I run Ubuntu in a VirtualBox for web dev at work. I installed Samba on it so I can access it from various computers. Today I came into work as usual and the Vista(Host) machine can't connect to Samba ...