[SOLVED] Samba Shares Permissions

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[SOLVED] Samba Shares Permissions

Post by gto52 » Sat Jul 20, 2019 4:01 pm

I upgraded to 19.1 from 17.2
I setup samba shares, my shared folders are visible on Windows 7 laptop and android phone but I cannot access them says I don't have permission.
My WDTV Live media doesn't pick up the PC at all on the network.
Also if I try on Mint 19.1 PC to access them in windows network/workgroup its the same story.
Also when I reboot my shared folders aren't shared any more?
I remember having similar issue way back when I installed Mint 17, I have read through some of the other posts on this and made a few changes but its made no difference.
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Re: Samba Shares Permissions

Post by altair4 » Sat Jul 20, 2019 4:55 pm

Please post the output of the followng commands:

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testparm -s

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net usershare info --long
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Re: Samba Shares Permissions

Post by gto52 » Sat Jul 20, 2019 5:25 pm

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Load smb config files from /etc/samba/smb.conf
rlimit_max: increasing rlimit_max (1024) to minimum Windows limit (16384)
WARNING: The "syslog" option is deprecated
Processing section "[printers]"
Processing section "[print$]"
Loaded services file OK.
Server role: ROLE_STANDALONE

# Global parameters
[global]
	dns proxy = No
	log file = /var/log/samba/log.%m
	map to guest = Bad User
	max log size = 1000
	name resolve order = bcast host lmhosts wins
	obey pam restrictions = Yes
	pam password change = Yes
	panic action = /usr/share/samba/panic-action %d
	passwd chat = *Enter\snew\s*\spassword:* %n\n *Retype\snew\s*\spassword:* %n\n *password\supdated\ssuccessfully* .
	passwd program = /usr/bin/passwd %u
	server role = standalone server
	server string = %h server (Samba, Ubuntu)
	syslog = 0
	unix password sync = Yes
	usershare allow guests = Yes
	idmap config * : backend = tdb


[printers]
	browseable = No
	comment = All Printers
	create mask = 0700
	path = /var/spool/samba
	printable = Yes


[print$]
	comment = Printer Drivers
	path = /var/lib/samba/printers

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Re: Samba Shares Permissions

Post by altair4 » Sat Jul 20, 2019 5:58 pm

You have no shares defined unless they are from the "net usershare" output which you did not post.

If you set something to share it doesn't disappear so I don't think I can help you.
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Re: Samba Shares Permissions

Post by gto52 » Sat Jul 20, 2019 6:14 pm

sorry here you go:

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[photo's]
path=/media/colleen/Main Backup/photo's
comment=
usershare_acl=Everyone:R,Unix User\colleen:F,
guest_ok=y

[Books]
path=/media/colleen/Books/Books
comment=
usershare_acl=Everyone:R,Unix User\colleen:F,
guest_ok=y

[Stephen's Stuff]
path=/media/colleen/Books/Stephen's Stuff
comment=
usershare_acl=Everyone:R,Unix User\colleen:F,
guest_ok=y

[Movies]
path=/media/colleen/Main Backup/Movies
comment=
usershare_acl=Everyone:R,Unix User\colleen:F,
guest_ok=y

[Torrent Documentaries]
path=/media/colleen/Shares/Shares/Torrent Documentaries
comment=
usershare_acl=Everyone:R,Unix User\colleen:F,
guest_ok=y

[Documentries]
path=/media/colleen/Main Backup/Documentries
comment=
usershare_acl=Everyone:F,
guest_ok=y

[COMPLETED TORRENTS]
path=/media/colleen/Shares/COMPLETED TORRENTS
comment=
usershare_acl=Everyone:R,Unix User\colleen:F,
guest_ok=y

[Torrent Movies]
path=/media/colleen/Shares/Shares/Torrent Movies
comment=
usershare_acl=Everyone:R,Unix User\colleen:F,
guest_ok=y

[Torrent Kids Stuff]
path=/media/colleen/Shares/Shares/Torrent Kids Stuff
comment=
usershare_acl=Everyone:R,Unix User\colleen:F,
guest_ok=y

[Shares]
path=/media/colleen/Shares
comment=
usershare_acl=Everyone:F,
guest_ok=y

[kids movies]
path=/media/colleen/Main Backup/kids movies
comment=
usershare_acl=Everyone:R,Unix User\colleen:F,
guest_ok=y


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Re: Samba Shares Permissions

Post by gto52 » Sun Jul 21, 2019 1:22 am

Is there a way for me to find my old 17.2 samba config settings that I made in my backup of my personal data I made in the backup tool?

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Re: Samba Shares Permissions

Post by gto52 » Sun Jul 21, 2019 1:39 am

Here is my current samba config:

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#======================= Global Settings =======================

[global]

## Browsing/Identification ###

# Change this to the workgroup/NT-domain name your Samba server will part of
   workgroup = WORKGROUP
name resolve order = bcast host lmhosts wins
# server string is the equivalent of the NT Description field
	server string = %h server (Samba, Ubuntu)

# Windows Internet Name Serving Support Section:
# WINS Support - Tells the NMBD component of Samba to enable its WINS Server
#   wins support = no

# WINS Server - Tells the NMBD components of Samba to be a WINS Client
# Note: Samba can be either a WINS Server, or a WINS Client, but NOT both
;   wins server = w.x.y.z

# This will prevent nmbd to search for NetBIOS names through DNS.
   dns proxy = no

#### Networking ####

# The specific set of interfaces / networks to bind to
# This can be either the interface name or an IP address/netmask;
# interface names are normally preferred
;   interfaces = 127.0.0.0/8 eth0

# Only bind to the named interfaces and/or networks; you must use the
# 'interfaces' option above to use this.
# It is recommended that you enable this feature if your Samba machine is
# not protected by a firewall or is a firewall itself.  However, this
# option cannot handle dynamic or non-broadcast interfaces correctly.
;   bind interfaces only = yes



#### Debugging/Accounting ####

# This tells Samba to use a separate log file for each machine
# that connects
   log file = /var/log/samba/log.%m

# Cap the size of the individual log files (in KiB).
   max log size = 1000

# If you want Samba to only log through syslog then set the following
# parameter to 'yes'.
#   syslog only = no

# We want Samba to log a minimum amount of information to syslog. Everything
# should go to /var/log/samba/log.{smbd,nmbd} instead. If you want to log
# through syslog you should set the following parameter to something higher.
   syslog = 0

# Do something sensible when Samba crashes: mail the admin a backtrace
   panic action = /usr/share/samba/panic-action %d


####### Authentication #######

# Server role. Defines in which mode Samba will operate. Possible
# values are "standalone server", "member server", "classic primary
# domain controller", "classic backup domain controller", "active
# directory domain controller". 
#
# Most people will want "standalone sever" or "member server".
# Running as "active directory domain controller" will require first
# running "samba-tool domain provision" to wipe databases and create a
# new domain.
   server role = standalone server

# If you are using encrypted passwords, Samba will need to know what
# password database type you are using.  
   passdb backend = tdbsam

   obey pam restrictions = yes

# This boolean parameter controls whether Samba attempts to sync the Unix
# password with the SMB password when the encrypted SMB password in the
# passdb is changed.
   unix password sync = yes

# For Unix password sync to work on a Debian GNU/Linux system, the following
# parameters must be set (thanks to Ian Kahan <<kahan@informatik.tu-muenchen.de> for
# sending the correct chat script for the passwd program in Debian Sarge).
   passwd program = /usr/bin/passwd %u
   passwd chat = *Enter\snew\s*\spassword:* %n\n *Retype\snew\s*\spassword:* %n\n *password\supdated\ssuccessfully* .

# This boolean controls whether PAM will be used for password changes
# when requested by an SMB client instead of the program listed in
# 'passwd program'. The default is 'no'.
   pam password change = yes

# This option controls how unsuccessful authentication attempts are mapped
# to anonymous connections
   map to guest = bad user

########## Domains ###########

#
# The following settings only takes effect if 'server role = primary
# classic domain controller', 'server role = backup domain controller'
# or 'domain logons' is set 
#

# It specifies the location of the user's
# profile directory from the client point of view) The following
# required a [profiles] share to be setup on the samba server (see
# below)
;   logon path = \\%N\profiles\%U
# Another common choice is storing the profile in the user's home directory
# (this is Samba's default)
#   logon path = \\%N\%U\profile

# The following setting only takes effect if 'domain logons' is set
# It specifies the location of a user's home directory (from the client
# point of view)
;   logon drive = H:
#   logon home = \\%N\%U

# The following setting only takes effect if 'domain logons' is set
# It specifies the script to run during logon. The script must be stored
# in the [netlogon] share
# NOTE: Must be store in 'DOS' file format convention
;   logon script = logon.cmd

# This allows Unix users to be created on the domain controller via the SAMR
# RPC pipe.  The example command creates a user account with a disabled Unix
# password; please adapt to your needs
; add user script = /usr/sbin/adduser --quiet --disabled-password --gecos "" %u

# This allows machine accounts to be created on the domain controller via the 
# SAMR RPC pipe.  
# The following assumes a "machines" group exists on the system
; add machine script  = /usr/sbin/useradd -g machines -c "%u machine account" -d /var/lib/samba -s /bin/false %u

# This allows Unix groups to be created on the domain controller via the SAMR
# RPC pipe.  
; add group script = /usr/sbin/addgroup --force-badname %g

############ Misc ############

# Using the following line enables you to customise your configuration
# on a per machine basis. The %m gets replaced with the netbios name
# of the machine that is connecting
;   include = /home/samba/etc/smb.conf.%m

# Some defaults for winbind (make sure you're not using the ranges
# for something else.)
;   idmap uid = 10000-20000
;   idmap gid = 10000-20000
;   template shell = /bin/bash

# Setup usershare options to enable non-root users to share folders
# with the net usershare command.

# Maximum number of usershare. 0 (default) means that usershare is disabled.
;   usershare max shares = 100

# Allow users who've been granted usershare privileges to create
# public shares, not just authenticated ones
   usershare allow guests = yes

#======================= Share Definitions =======================

# Un-comment the following (and tweak the other settings below to suit)
# to enable the default home directory shares. This will share each
# user's home directory as \\server\username
;[homes]
;   comment = Home Directories
;   browseable = no

# By default, the home directories are exported read-only. Change the
# next parameter to 'no' if you want to be able to write to them.
;   read only = yes

# File creation mask is set to 0700 for security reasons. If you want to
# create files with group=rw permissions, set next parameter to 0775.
;   create mask = 0700

# Directory creation mask is set to 0700 for security reasons. If you want to
# create dirs. with group=rw permissions, set next parameter to 0775.
;   directory mask = 0700

# By default, \\server\username shares can be connected to by anyone
# with access to the samba server.
# Un-comment the following parameter to make sure that only "username"
# can connect to \\server\username
# This might need tweaking when using external authentication schemes
;   valid users = %S

# Un-comment the following and create the netlogon directory for Domain Logons
# (you need to configure Samba to act as a domain controller too.)
;[netlogon]
;   comment = Network Logon Service
;   path = /home/samba/netlogon
;   guest ok = yes
;   read only = yes

# Un-comment the following and create the profiles directory to store
# users profiles (see the "logon path" option above)
# (you need to configure Samba to act as a domain controller too.)
# The path below should be writable by all users so that their
# profile directory may be created the first time they log on
;[profiles]
;   comment = Users profiles
;   path = /home/samba/profiles
;   guest ok = no
;   browseable = no
;   create mask = 0600
;   directory mask = 0700

[printers]
   comment = All Printers
   browseable = no
   path = /var/spool/samba
   printable = yes
   guest ok = no
   read only = yes
   create mask = 0700

# Windows clients look for this share name as a source of downloadable
# printer drivers
[print$]
   comment = Printer Drivers
   path = /var/lib/samba/printers
   browseable = yes
   read only = yes
   guest ok = no
# Uncomment to allow remote administration of Windows print drivers.
# You may need to replace 'lpadmin' with the name of the group your
# admin users are members of.
# Please note that you also need to set appropriate Unix permissions
# to the drivers directory for these users to have write rights in it
;   write list = root, @lpadmin

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Re: Samba Shares Permissions

Post by gto52 » Sun Jul 21, 2019 1:58 am

I also have an old dell laptop with mint 18.1 which sees the network and shared folders but when I try access them as a guest permissions are denied.

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Re: Samba Shares Permissions

Post by gto52 » Sun Jul 21, 2019 2:57 am

Looking through my smb config is this part correct:

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[profiles]
;   comment = Users profiles
;   path = /home/samba/profiles
;   guest ok = no
;   browseable = no
;   create mask = 0600
;   directory mask = 0700
Also should I add:

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client max protocol = NT1

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Re: Samba Shares Permissions

Post by gto52 » Sun Jul 21, 2019 6:57 am

Here are some screen shots of properties Windows shares folders.
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Re: Samba Shares Permissions

Post by altair4 » Sun Jul 21, 2019 7:04 am

You have the same problem you had 4 years ago: viewtopic.php?f=157&t=204375&p=1062381#p1062395

You don't need client max protocol = NT1 any more since it's been fixed: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+sour ... mments=all
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Re: Samba Shares Permissions

Post by gto52 » Sun Jul 21, 2019 8:10 am

altair4 wrote:
Sun Jul 21, 2019 7:04 am
You have the same problem you had 4 years ago: viewtopic.php?f=157&t=204375&p=1062381#p1062395

You don't need client max protocol = NT1 any more since it's been fixed: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+sour ... mments=all
Thanks a million, will bookmark this page for future reference.
WD TV Live wasn't picking up FamilyPC but it was set for old pc as Workgroup HOME, changed it from HOME to WORKGROUP and its working!
The rest of the family can watch movies again! :D

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