[Samba] re: Security in samba file sharing

John H Terpstra jht at samba.org
Sat Dec 21 22:10:01 GMT 2002

On Sun, 22 Dec 2002, UNG SING MING wrote:

> Dear Sir,
>        I have a appliction developed using Microsoft Visual Foxpro
> (*.exe) store in REDHAT 8.0 Machine.
>    1) Can I set the control whereby the client (Windows) connected to
> Linux server (Samba) will only able to executed
>         this exe file but client can't COPY this EXE file from Linux
> Server to the windows Machine  ?

Under Unix/Linux, if you can read a file, then it can be copied.
For an MS Windows user to be able to execute the file it must be capable
of read access. This means there is no way to stop the Windows user from
copying the file. Sorry.

- John T.
John H Terpstra
Email: jht at samba.org

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