Solaris 8 (x86) acl and Samba 2.2.1
shakthi_dharan at hotmail.com
Thu Sep 13 16:04:02 GMT 2001
I installed Solaris 8 (x86) on a Dell 1550 machine and installed and Samba 2.2.1 over it and configured the smb.conf to access my windows 2000 Active Directory domain. I even set the ni_acl_support=true. All was well and I was able to view the nt shares and access those files.
I observed certain things which I did not expect. I created a user called samba in the Unix box where samba is installed. I also created a user samba. When create a file in the unix box or copy a file from an NT machine in the domain to the unix box running samba, the security permissions as seen by the nt window shows as
a.. domain users (name_of_the_unix_box\samba)
I expected it to be
a.. domain users (name_of_the_nt_domain\samba)
Besides, when I tried to add a nt domain user, it would add the user only till you click the apply or OK button. In effect I am unable to have acl working with samba.
Any help on what's the problem here? Do I need a patch or something to get this going?
Shakthi can be reached at shakthidharan at global.com
-------------- next part --------------
HTML attachment scrubbed and removed
More information about the samba