A samba share created with system-config-samba does not work by default if the
selinux file context is not set to samba_share_t manually by the user. One has to do
chcon [-R] -t samba_share_t /var/share
if a share shall be created. system-config-samba should at least warn the user
if the context is not right and offer the possibility to set the filecontext for
Just a ping. I would like to hear some thoughts about this...
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Hmm, we should discuss post-F9 whether the tool should offer relabeling or
rather change some SELinux booeans:
nils@wombat:~> sudo getsebool -a | egrep -i 'smb|samba'
allow_smbd_anon_write --> off
samba_domain_controller --> off
samba_enable_home_dirs --> off
samba_export_all_ro --> off
samba_export_all_rw --> off
samba_run_unconfined --> on
samba_share_nfs --> off
use_samba_home_dirs --> off
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What is the current status? It is currently a hassle for an unexperienced user to use this UI, because the shares won't wor "out-of-the-box" (tm).
Seems I've never gotten around to working on this.
Unfortunately, I'm not actively developing this program anymore. Closing this accordingly.