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Re: [LUG] Setting up a share


On 15/08/16 11:50, aaron moore wrote:
> Hi
> I am trying to set up a shared folder on a debian machine.  I am sure it
> has samba installed but I keep getting this error:
> /net usershare' returned error 255: net usershare add: share name aaron
> is already a valid system user name/
> Can anyone suggest a quick and easy remedy?

That's a pretty clear error message there chief: it's telling you that
you can't create a share with exactly the same name as a user. Your
logon on that system is "aaron" I presume, and you're trying to create a
share called "aaron". That won't work, call the share something else.


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