SAMBA digest 2554

Robert Dahlem Robert.Dahlem at
Wed Jun 14 07:13:07 GMT 2000


On Tue, 13 Jun 2000 20:33:43 +1000, Steve Sandbank wrote:

>I am running Samba 2.0.7 on AIX 4.3.2. My problem is that when a file 
>is updated, the user and group ownership of the file is changed to 
>whomever was the last to update the file. 

This is caused by the software your users are using: it deletes the 
old file and creates a new one, now with the new ownerships.

>This can create serious problems when the last person to update the 
>file belongs to a group that the next person to attempt to access the 
>file does not have permission to access.

On any share mutiple users are having access to you should use

	force user
	force group


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