Craig White wrote:
On Sun, 2008-03-23 at 14:27 -0500, Mikkel L. Ellertson wrote:
Chris G wrote:
You can set up a share to always use a specific Linux User/Group by
using the "force user" and "force group" options.
On Sun, Mar 23, 2008 at 11:01:02AM -0700, Craig White wrote:
samba by default uses
security = user
which by current Windows standards means that a workstation can connect
to this particular server with only 1 identity. Thus if you are already
connected to a share as DOMAIN|WORKGROUP\foo, you cannot connect to a
different share as DOMAIN|WORKGROUP\bar
the 'security = share' concept emulates the Windows 95/98 sharing
concept where each share connection can be a different user but that is
essentially obsolete and should be avoided if possible.
Yes, I suspect that's my problem, what a pain!
I seem to remember there's a way to tell samba that I want user X to
connect to a particular share as user Y, I guess (if there is such a
thing and my memory isn't playing tricks) that's what I'd better do.
that sort of changes things at the server end which may be useful to him
but wasn't responsive to his question which was that he wants to 'log
in' as different users to different shares from the same server.
He already had the way to have logins per share instead of per
connection above. You can combine force user/group with allowed users
to let your connection authenticate as a user in a permitted set but for
the specified share use a different uid/gid.