Now solved, answer was to turn off SELinux. I know that is not good but no choice, don't seem to be able to change the SELinux context of the Samba share as it is an ntfs-3g filesystem mounte... [by NickC]
on 10/29/2012 – Made popular on 10/29/2012
I have to set SELinux setenforce Permissive in order to give access to my samba share. I have also enabled null password in smb.conf for user admission as it was a simple way. I wonder if there is proper way to configure SELinux policy for fedora 17 as good admins do.
I've successfully shared some family photos on my server (Fedora 17) using Samba. This share works perfectly provided SeLinux is set to permissive. My wife can access the whole photos directory tree from her XP computer. However, the minute I set SeLinux to enforcing her access disappears.
I did Configuration samba at FC 17, i need make folder and subfolder share can access some samba users, but have error "//ip samba server/folder_share is not accessible. You might not not have permission to use this network resource. Contact the administrator of this server to find out if you have access permissions....
So making a Fedora18 web server. working well so far. Basically its website i can listen to music through the interface on the page. The music is stored on my share which i export via samba. This is due to the majority of my systems (at one point) being windows boxes.
So i know its SELinux that is giving me the issue.
My guess is an selinux issue. If you created these directories and selinux is enabled then the /data directory and subs most likely have the wrong context set. What does the output of sestatus give... [by moonpup]