multilevel directory security levels in samba

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Sun Oct 17 07:52:23 GMT 2004

On Sun, 2004-10-17 at 16:56, tommy trojan wrote:
> Hi all!
> i would like to know how multilevel directory security can be 
> implemented in samba. for example, if i have a folder called 
> public,which can be accessed by anyone and inside it i have a 
> folder called private, which can be accessed by selected users only. Is there a way of implementing such an architecture?
> thanks.

This is not a technical Samba development question, but one of basic
unix security.

Think about how you might do that in a unix filesystem (or indeed, a
windows filesystem) and you will find that Samba honours that just like
any other application.

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                 abartlet at
Authentication Developer, Samba Team  
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College   abartlet at
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