I messed around with Linux a few years ago, but am just setting up a new media server at home. I've spent a day and a half trying to get SAMBA working. Had a breakthrough today - just need to do something else, but don't quite know what!
System has 2x2TB SATA drives which store media. These are mounted to /mnt/WestDig2TB and /mnt/WD2TB
fstab entry is as such :
UUID=6A5877D058779A11 /mnt/WestDig2TB ntfs-3g auto,users,permissions 0 0
Currently, SAMBA is sharing the files and Windows 7 & 8 can view. This is great. However, I would like 1 Windows machine to have read & write access.
No messing around in smb.conf seems to enable me to do this. The Windows machines never ask for a password - it is as if guest access is always on. Probably something to do with that Fstab entry.
The goal : 5 Windows machines + HTPC (Xbmc) with read only access. 1 Windows laptop, and the Ubuntu desktop, with full read/write access.
Here are some section from smb.conf
[global] server role = standalone server passwd program = /usr/bin/passwd %u pam password change = yes unix password sync = yes server string = Media server (Samba, Ubuntu) usershare allow guests = no dns proxy = no map to guest = bad user ; passdb backend = tdbsam workgroup = ccc security = user panic action = /usr/share/samba/panic-action %d ; netbios name = Mediaserve passwd chat = *Enter\snew\s*\spassword:* %n\n *Retype\snew\s*\spassword:* %n\n *password\supdated\ssuccessfully* . ; os level = 20 syslog = 0 max log size = 1000 obey pam restrictions = yes log file = /var/log/samba/log.%m [Audiobooks] writeable = yes read list = xbmc path = /mnt/WestDig2TB/Audiobooks write list = rxxxx,xbmcwrite browseable = yes [HD Movies 2] path = /mnt/WestDig2TB/HD Movies 2 writeable = yes public = yes create mask = 0755 write list = rxxxx,xbmcwrite [Share] path = /srv/share writeable = yes public = yes
I did mess with CHMOD for these directories. ls -all shows
drwxrwxrwx for both folders in the /mnt directory. Any help would be greatly appreciated!