[TriLUG] Adding users to groups
jtate at dragonstrider.com
Thu Dec 18 11:28:34 EST 2003
The user will have to log out and then log back in for group changes to
take effect. This is true for both Windows and Linux group permissions.
Jason Tower wrote:
> you don't give any details about your samba setup, but my guess is that
> you need to add the new user to the samba passwd file as well using
> 'smbpasswd -a username'. otherwise samba will treat their file
> requests as user 'nobody' or something like that instead of the local
> On Thursday 18 December 2003 10:32, spain at ncssm.edu wrote:
>>I have a group set that has ownership of a directory in htdocs.. full
>>I add a new user to the system and also add them to that group.. they
>>cannot write to anything in that htdocs directory..
>>I did a cat /etc/group and found out that the user is in the group
>>AND i have restarted the smb service..
>>is there anything else I can do to make sure this user can be allowed
>>access to use the full rights he should have due to his group
>>Jamil Hassan Spain
>>NC School of Science and Mathematics | External Programs
>>Web: www.dlt.ncssm.edu <http://www.dlt.ncssm.edu/>
>>Email: spain at ncssm.edu <mailto:spain at ncssm.edu>
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