create smb-users group

sudo addgroup smb-users sudo chgrp -R smb-users /disk2/data

create user
useradd -c “name” username

add a current user to smb-users
sudo usermod -a -G smb-users someuser

set a samba password
smbpasswd -a username

Samba config file
*add this to /etc/samba/smb.conf *

[global] 
workgroup = HOME  
netbios name = SAMBA  
server string = Samba Server %v  
map to guest = Bad User  
log file = /var/log/samba/log.%m  
max log size = 50  
socket options = IPTOSLOWDELAY TCPNODELAY  
preferred master = No  
local master = No  
dns proxy = No  
security = User 

[mydata] 
path = /path/to/mydata  
valid users = @smb-users  
read only = No  
create mask = 0777  
directory mask = 0777