FreeNAS and Samba (SMB) permissions (Video)

FreeNAS and Samba (SMB) permissions (Video)

This is a topic that keeps coming up, new users get confused with a multitude of different options when configuring a Samba (CIFS) share in FreeNAS. I've created two video's, the first demonstrates how to set-up a Samba share which can be accessed by multiple users, allowing each user to read/write to the dataset, the second tackles advanced permissions.

Videos have been moved from YouTube to Odysee, a blockchain video streaming service using LBRY.

Please note, these videos should be considered "legacy" as they cover FreeNAS 9.10 and 11. The instructions can be adapted for TrueNAS as the process is more or less similar. Results may vary.

(Also apologies, I may talk a lot in this video. I've tried to keep it as short as possible).

FreeNAS and Samba (SMB) permissions

Advanced Samba (SMB) permissions on FreeNAS

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The videos are dead.
True. YouTube made recent policy change that affects all videos, allowing YouTube to monetize content previously not available for monetization. I have temporarily pulled them down as I do not want YouTube to profit from a video I created for the community for free. Although the videos are old and now out of date, I will endeavor to find a new home for them.
Great videos. as time past very fast something like this for a newer version would be great, maybe with further details about ACL on TrueNAS, and some best practices, just for newer versions.
Otherwise great resource.
As a TrueNAS noob I was struggling to get SMB sharing working. I followed this video step by step and voila it bust into life! 5 stars. A refresh for the TueNAS GUI would be nice though.
This seems is a nice simple resource, should work great, but for whatever reason when I do these steps I get blocked at the windows login prompt, and Im sure my credentials are correct so I don't know why it refuses to work.
An excellent introduction that helps a beginner like myself figure out the subtleties of the user/group/share relationship.
Great video, however if m0nkey can do an updated one for 11.2 that would be awesome :)
Just awesome
As a person with very little knowledge, with this kinda stuff, I found myself getting frustrated with this video, thank you for providing something, just, basic enough for a person like myself, to get freenas working, once again thank you very much.
server is working perfectly. :0-)-=
I've found this very helpful recently. Thank you very much.
Everything you need to know and see to make sure you can map shares from your FreeNAS inside Windows.