On Mon, 25 Nov 2019 at 18:06, linux guy <linuxguy123(a)gmail.com> wrote:
I never thought of selinux causing the issue. I'm not getting an
Where did you look? You can use "sudo ausearch -m avc" to show the log
selinux is about what programs are allowed to do.
might be useful.
is "man 8 selinux_samba" which
used to come in
selinux-policy-devel but dnf can't find it for Fedora 31.
I did a setsebool -P samba_enable_home_dirs on
I can't see why selinux would disallow remote users to access a device
mounted to a shared directory. Am I wrong ?
The link I provides says "If you want to share files other than home
directories, those files must be labeled samba_share_t."
When I created a new samba share in Fedora 60 I had to label the files.
If your external drive uses a low-rent filesystem you may not be able label
On Mon, Nov 25, 2019 at 2:17 PM George N. White III
> On Mon, 25 Nov 2019 at 14:59, linux guy <linuxguy123(a)gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi people.
>> I'm running Samba on Fedora 31. It's working great.
>> I want to share a USB drive using Samba. I've tried mounting it to a
>> directory within a Samba share and it does work due to permission errors.
>> - I create the mount directory (USB) as a normal user, thus giving it
>> "normal" permissions. Fore test purposes, I can r/w/x files to this
>> directory with no problems.
>> - I mount the USB device to the mount directory using mount /dev/sdb1
>> - I can access the USB directory from the server and r/w/x everything
>> just fine.
>> - When I try to access the share/USB directory from the client, like
>> Dolphin, it requests permission in the form of user and password. The user
>> and password that I use to access the share do not work. Nor does the user
>> and password I use to access the server.
>> What am I missing ?
>> How does one share a USB device via Samba ?
> Have you checked to see if selinux is causing the permission denied
> See https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/SELinux/samba
> George N. White III
George N. White III