On 05/08/2016 10:10 AM, nikos sarantopoulos wrote: > it is active directory my server setup Is it a standalone AD server or a member of a domain? If it is standalone, how did you join the Windows workstation to the domain? How did you create new users? Are you using those new users on the Windows workstation? If it is a domain member, how did you join the AD domain? > i am suspicious that is something > wrong when i am connecting to a loop device that is made this way dd > if=/dev/zero of=imgfile bs=1M count=60 for example > then losetup /dev/loop0 imgfile and formating it as ext4 filesystem > > but only root have there write access am i doing something wrong? No, that's normal. An ext4 filesystem supports permissions, and you must manually set them to allow users to write to the new filesystem. > this path is connected to a smb.conf with the following way: > > [test] > path = /path (where is mounted the loop device) > read only = no You may have to deal with SELinux labels at some point, but at this point, I suspect your problems are more fundamental.