ubuntu 10.4 samba on windows 7

NoOp glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Fri Jul 23 02:48:00 UTC 2010

On 07/22/2010 07:36 PM, NoOp wrote:
> On 07/21/2010 03:29 PM, Ben Edwards wrote:
>> Sorry, last para should read:
>> Both smbd and win7 are in same domain.  I can browse to purple in
>> Network and type credentials (whitch seems to be accepted) but then
>> get nothing in the right pain (there is a directory in the home folder
>> of the ben user).  I can create directories/files etc
> Now that's downright frightening ("I can create directories/files etc").
> I *highly* recommend that you create a single home folder (e.g.,
> /home/<user>/tempdir or /home/<user>/shared) with r/w so that you can
> deposit files there instead. Allowing your entire /home to be r/w is
> simply a recipe for disaster (IMO).

Sorry, forgot to add: go back and comment out
  comment = Home Directories
  browseable = yes

  read only = no
;  [homes]
;  comment = Home Directories
;  browseable = yes

;  read only = no

unless you really want Win7 to have r/w to your home folder(s).

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