File permissions seem ok but users can delete other users files

Adam maillist at
Wed Aug 2 00:15:05 GMT 2000

Hi all,

The network here is all NT workstations. There is an NT server 4.0 and a
Redhat 6.2 machine running samba 2.0.7.

I have a problem with samba where users cant read or write to other users
files but they can delete them. I want to prevent users from deleting other
users files. Each user has an account on the linux machine and on the NT
machine. The linux ownership of each file is correct prior to delete and perms
are 600, yet other users can delete them through samba.

A file listing example is below:

-rw-------    1 test1    test1        456 Aug  2 08:07 file1
-rw-------    1 test2    test2        456 Aug  2 08:08 file2

The only way I could prevent the deletion was to "chmod 000" but obviously
that is of no use.

Has anyone got any ideas how to fix this??

maillist at

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