NT file-permissions

Cole, Timothy D. timothy_d_cole at md.northgrum.com
Wed Jul 21 14:30:08 GMT 1999

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Robert Frank [SMTP:frank at ifi.unibas.ch]
> Sent:	Wednesday, July 21, 1999 3:40
> To:	Multiple recipients of list SAMBA-TECHNICAL
> Subject:	Re: NT file-permissions
>  > --On Wednesday, July 21, 1999, 6:09 AM +1000 Oliver Raupach 
> > <oliver at mm.gop.de> wrote: 
> > > Yes, thats right. Samba has to do the whole access control stuff. 
> >  
> > But then you get inconsistent behavior for the same user between 
> > your UNIX/Mac/Whatever logins and NT. 
> Unless you restrict the entire (sub)tree to a unique user, restrict all
> access to that user  
> and tell samba to access that (sub)tree as that user only. In this way you
> shut out all but the root unix users ... 
> And if you really need unix access, well, use the samba libraries to build
> the unix tools ... (should be no problem with linux: a new filesystem
> library?) 
> > I don't like that and would not want to see it become built in.
> I could accept it if it uses a restricted access method as described above
> ...
	I think that was Oliver's original intent, given his use of force
user and force group in his example share definition.

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