[Samba] Only one user for a file

Martyn Ranyard ranyardm at lineone.net
Wed Feb 6 08:12:46 GMT 2002

As I pointed out to the last person who replied on this thread, I believe 
the original poster isn't talking about ACLs at all, but multiple people 
having the file open at the same time.

At 11:58 AM 2/6/02 -0500, you wrote:
>This is a traditional limitation - however many filesystems support ACLs
>(Access Control Lists) which allow you to do permissions as you desire -
>with multiple users/groups getting a variety of access permissions.  I am
>unsure what support there might be in samba for such implementations.
>On Wed, 6 Feb 2002, Thomas, Daniel J. wrote:
> > This I think is a limitation of Unix.  In NT we can assign any number of
> > users and groups with varied rights to any group of files or folders.  In
> > UNIX you can only assign one user and one group to a set of files so either
> > one person has control of the file, everyone in a group has control of the
> > file, or the world has control of the file.  I wish there was a better way
> > to do this because I can think of special cases where you need to do more
> > specific things for instance:
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