SELinux is blocking access to /home samba shares

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  • Local user's home directories are not accessible and receive the error on the Windows system:
\\COMPUTERNAME\username is not accessible.  You might not have permission to use this network resource.  Contact the administrator of this server to find out if you have access permissions.

The specific account does not exist.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (ALL)
  • Samba
  • SELinux

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