[Samba] changing group ownership on a file from windows
tanstaafl_bh at netzero.net
Tue Jul 2 04:56:02 GMT 2002
Who are you logged in as on the windows workstation?
IIRC, only the owner of a file (or root) can change the permissions on it
from a windows workstation.
> From: "Rob Buhler" <rob at ee.byu.edu>
> Sent: Monday, July 01, 2002 6:51 PM
> Hello everyone.
> I am using Samba as a PDC and am wanting to be able to change the group
> ownership of a file from windows. Can or has this been done? I am able
> to change the permissons on a file from windows (rwx- read
> write,read&execute), but when I try and change the group (removing the
> current group then clicking on add to get the new group), I get the
> message "access denied".
> Here is my smb.conf file... I have a share named test, with the group
> testwww, which I am
> a member of. I have a txt file I want to change the group from "testwww"
> to "test" from windows by right-clicking on the txt file, properities,
> security settings. When I do so,
> I get a windows error message "access denied".
> I would appreciate any suggestions.
> password server = 126.96.36.199
> security = domain
> netbios name = webedit
> server string = Web Edit
> workgroup = EEAUTH
> encrypt passwords = yes
> mangled names = yes
> client code page = 437
> lock directory = /etc/samba/var/locks
> hosts allow = 128.187.114. 128.187.115. 10.8.116.
> domain master = no
> local master = no
> time server = yes
> browseable = no
> path = /web/test
> read only = no
> create mode = 0660
> directory mode = 0770
> valid users = +testwww
> ***********and in /etc/group I have the following lines*********
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