seeing/setting file or directory owners from win9x just like from nt/w2k

Mike Fedyk mfedyk at
Fri Mar 16 18:13:48 GMT 2001

On Fri, Mar 16, 2001 at 06:01:39PM -0000, Urs Rau wrote:
> Hi All,
> Is there a way (speak command/wsh script) that allows a win9x 
> workstation that is logged into a samba domain server (running 
> onlinux for example) to see from the workstation what owner a 
> certain file or directory has? 
> Under win2k the "dir /q" command does this adequately.
> And if this is possible, is it then possible for someone to change 
> the ownership of a file to another user or group from a win9x 
> workstation, assuming that the person logged in has sufficient 
> rights to do so of course.
> Many thanks,

There is a shell extention to explorer that will let you modify the unix
permissions.  Don't remember where it is, but you may be able to search in
the archives.


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