Problems with folders
jsimons at ntinet.com
Thu Nov 8 06:37:24 GMT 2001
I did some reading on the samba.conf man page and found the inherrit
permissions parameter. Would setting this equal to yes solve the problem?
James Simons wrote:
> I've got Samba up and running on my network, with relativley few
> problems, but I'm having a problem with subfolders. Lets take this
> snippet from my smb.conf as an exanple and then I'll move on
> comment = office documents
> path = /usr/smb_files/documents
> public = no
> writeable = yes
> write list = @secretaries
> borwseable = yes
> Let me use this example to show you the problem I'm having.
> A member of secretaries logs in and goes to documents. She creates a
> new folder, work1, for the case she is working on. She generates
> several word documents and decides to put them in a seperate folder.
> When she clicks on the make new folder button Windows says to her
> access is denied." I come back to the server, and I check the
> permissions. Sure enough the "/usr/smb_files/documents" folder has
> permissions set for r/w/e for the group of @secretaries but the folder
> she created, work1, did not inherret those settings from its parent.
> Why? Am I going to have to keep going behind everybody and set
> permissions for their folders? This seems awfully strange. I'm
> wondering if it has anything to do with the fact that root is set as
> the folder owner. Any ideas?
> thanks a ton,
> ps-I just joined this list a few days and I just wanted to say thanks
> to all of you out there who have helped me out already. Newbies
> become gurus thorugh learning and experience, you guys re helping to
> turn me into a guru. Thanks
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