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Re: [Samba] samba behavior change with version upgrade




On Wed, 6 Jun 2018 13:26:29 -0400
"David H. Durgee via samba" <samba@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> I have two linux mint systems on my network and use samba to share
> data between them.  I am in the process of upgrading one of them from
> linux mint maya to linux mint sylvia, which also upgrades smbd from
> 3.6.25 to 4.3.11-Ubuntu and encountering behavior differences. I
> suspect I need to tweak my newer smb.conf file to correct this
> problem.
> 
> The system I am in process of upgrading offers a single share of a 
> directory, which the other system accesses via a gvfs-mount
> configured by gigolo.  I use this directory in both directions for
> file transfer with no issues when the system is running maya.  Once I
> boot sylvia I have problems.
> 
> A summary of the situation:
> 
> 1) maya booted (smbd 3.6.25)
> 
> A file added to the share from the other system appears in the shared 
> directory with ownership as "dhdurgee/dhdurgee" and can be moved out
> of the shared directory elsewhere.
> 
> A file added to the shared directory can be accessed via the share
> from the other system also appears with ownership as
> "dhdurgee/dhdurgee" and can be moved elsewhere out of the share.
> 
> 2) sylvia booted (smbd 4.3.11-Ubuntu)
> 
> A file added to the share from the other system appears in the shared 
> directory with ownership as "nobody/nogroup" and cannot be moved out
> of the shared directory elsewhere.  Errors are "file is read only,
> delete anyway?" "operation not permitted"
> 
> A file added to the shared directory can be accessed via the share
> from the other system with ownership as "dhdurgee/dhdurgee" but
> cannot be moved out of the shared directory elsewhere.  Error is
> "Access Denied"
> 
> Has anyone seen this behavior before?  Can anyone suggest what needs
> to be changed or added to the 4.3.11 smb.conf to correct the problem?
> 
> Dave
> 

It sounds like you are running a standalone server, but I cannot be
positive until you post your smb.conf files. I also cannot even try to
offer advice until I know what was in your original smb.conf and how
you have set up your new smb.conf.

Rowland
  

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