samba anonymous read/write
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Wed Apr 20 09:43:25 MDT 2005
I gave beandog (Steve) this link, thought I'd share it with the rest
of the list just in case anyone had missed it:
On 4/20/05, Corey Edwards <tensai at zmonkey.org> wrote:
> On Wed, 2005-04-20 at 09:26 -0600, Steve Dibb wrote:
> > Does anyone know how to setup Samba so *anyone* can read and write to
> > the shared directories?
> > I've gotten it so anyone can read, but no matter what I do, I still
> > can't figure out how to enable write access.
> > Here's one of my sample directory setups:
> > [archives]
> > comment = Archives
> > path = /home/steve/archives
> > read only = no
> > public = yes
> > The only time I can get it working is when I chmod the directory 777,
> > but it seems like there's got to be an easier way.
> Samba requires a valid *nix user on the server, even if the client
> doesn't know it. That means that whatever user the share is using *must*
> have write access to that directory.
> Take a look at the "force user" option.
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