stories of war between boy and machine

May, 2015

Trouble in Sambadise; Issues with PBIS Active Directory and Samba

Continuing from the last post, with the original default configuration you could browse shares on the server, but with the updated configuration you can’t. We have joined the server to Active Directory and there are likely no issues reported with running pbis status, so what could be wrong? I had a look through some logs in /var/log/samba/, where there are […]

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A brief summary on Unix permissions

Here’s a quick overview of Unix permissions: A file, or directory, has associated permissions for an owner, a group and for all other users. Each of those three categories, owner, group or world, can have permissions for being able to read, write, and execute a file or directory on the system. Each is set to either 1 (true, able […]

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