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Old 05-11-2010
How to configure smb.conf for read and copy access only

Hi there,

I want to give access with samba to a folder but with read and copy rights but no write. I don't want somebody to be able to delete the files.

I found the read only parameter but this doesn't allow the users to copy the files. Is there an option for this?

The configuration looks like
Code:
[autoreports]
        path = /home/autoreports
        guest ok = yes
        read only = yes

Thanks in advance for your help!
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Old 05-11-2010
I have a Samba 3.2.5-4 running on my Debian box and setting shares to read only = yes works fine (just tried it) to prohibit write permission. Also copying is fine since copying is just a reading action and not writing anything to the source location.
What you configured should work. After doing changes reload or restart your Samba.
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Old 05-11-2010
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Originally Posted by zaxxon
I have a Samba 3.2.5-4 running on my Debian box and setting shares to read only = yes works fine (just tried it) to prohibit write permission. Also copying is fine since copying is just a reading action and not writing anything to the source location.
What you configured should work. After doing changes reload or restart your Samba.
I missed the reload part that's why the copy was not working.
I did a reload and the copy works fine.

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