Fedora Servers :: Setting Up Open Samba Config

May 29, 2011

I've got a situation where I would normally use NFS, but cannot. So in it's place I need to use a samba share (even though it's linux -> linux). I need it completely open and world writeable as if I had done an rw in an NFS export. I thought I had it as when logged in as a user I can edit delete etc. however the apache user seems to be struggling with creating files.

Here's my smb.conf as it stands.
Code:
[global]
workgroup = WGRP
server string = Samba Server Version %v
security = user
passdb backend = tdbsam
unix extensions = no

[tmp]
comment = Temp Directory
path = /var/tmp
public = yes
guest ok = yes
writeable = yes
browseable = yes

[sites]
comment = Sites Directory
path = /var/www/sites
public = yes
guest ok = no
write list = siteusr
writeable = yes
create mask = 0777
browseable = no
security mask = 0777
directory security mask = 0777
note that the drive is mapped as user siteusr

What I can do to open it up more?

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[global]
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[tmp]
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writeable = yes
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Note that the drive is mapped as user siteusr. What I can do to open it up more?

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Here is my smb.conf:
#SMB.CONF
[global]

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Here is my fdisk info.

Code:
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255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 4867 cylinders
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start of messages;

The following VMware kernel modules have been found on your system that were not installed by the VMware Installer. Please remove them then run this installer again.

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End of message

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