Samba permissions (inherit permissions flag)

Robert Dahlem Robert.Dahlem at
Mon Nov 27 22:44:28 GMT 2000


On Fri, 24 Nov 2000 13:56:28 +1030, Ian Hogben wrote:

>I am having trouble with the "inherit permissions" flag on my Samba 
>2.0.7 (ext2 -RedHat 7) box. When a user creates a file or directory, 
>it is created with their ownership and group, rather than the 
>parent's. Is there anything special that needs to be done to get this 

Have a look into the man page: "inherit permissions" does not do 
anything with ownership. Try "force user" and "force group".


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