Pydio 8, ldap, ubuntu 18 LTS, smb, samba
I have enabled ldap and logins are working fine. Referring to guide above I configured a new samba share workspace. When a user tries to access the workspace it asks for credentials and does nothing.
What am I missing? Is it an SMB 3.0 thing?
If you are going to configure samba workspace with ldap user, please make sure that:
- Store credential in session should be YES (in configuration of authentication)
- In config of samba workspace, you must not specify credential but check “Use credential in session”. Other params should be default value.
I did not have store credentials enabled, and that is now enabled.
Unfortunately still stating “Workspace is empty”
As a note I have set this up before on Pydio 7, but this is a fresh Pydio 8 and new SMB server.
Another question: Did you install smbclient? Or does smbclient path is configured in PYDIO/conf/conf.access.smb.inc (or /etc/pydio/conf.access.smb.inc)?
I enabled SMB Authentication in the “Available Plugins”, and enabled Samba in the workspace plugins.
I can see those folders you do mention, so unsure if they are enabled or not.
sudo apt install smbclient then
which smbclient to make sure you have correct path.
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// This is used to manually configure the absolute path to php binary on the local machine
// Remember to clear the plugins cache after changing this value.
$DRIVER_CONF = [
"SMBCLIENT" => "smbclient"
The above is the contents of the conf.access.smb.inc ---- looks mostly default.
Do you have “smbclient” in your server ?
Yes installed, as you described.
which client: “/usr/bin/smbclient”
[ “SMBCLIENT” => “/usr/bin/smbclient” ];
Then in configuration of workspace, user credentials:
Domain: domainName\ (if you have windows samba)
Session credential: YES
Allow alternative login: No
Hmmm something is going on with the Windows Samba server that hosts the share. I created a new Share on a Windows 10 machine and it works fine there.
Thank you for all your help.
Would you happen to know if there are any limitations with Windows Server 2019? When setting up Samba share?
I’ve never tested with 2019.
So to make sure that it works on linux please try with following command.
smbclient //server_ip/share -U username
then enter password
Note: you must specify the domain in username such as: DOMAIN\\userid
If you get error, try again with debug
smbclient -d 5 //server_ip/share -U username
That helped me a lot. From the errors I was getting from those commands it was a DNS resolution issue.
All is working. Appreciate all your help.