[Samba] Automating migration of files from windows to samba

Konkol, Josh JKonkol at guidemail.com
Tue Jul 9 08:56:30 GMT 2002

Your not very efficient method won't work either.  When the file is copied
it will
get the following by default:

user = NT user
group = NT user's primary group

And NO other permissions, even if you have ACL enabled.

Someone please correct me if I'm wrong.


BTW, I'd love to hear the solution.

-----Original Message-----
From: drew.arthur at mail.sprint.com [mailto:drew.arthur at mail.sprint.com]
Sent: Tuesday, July 09, 2002 10:37 AM
To: samba at lists.samba.org
Subject: [Samba] Automating migration of files from windows to samba

Has anyone figured out a good automated way to migrate files from 
Windows Server to Samba Server without compromising file ownership and 
We could just log on as each user and then drag and drop using windows 
explorer to preserve the permissions and ownership rights but that is 
not a very efficient method. 
We are using Samba with winbindd against a windows 2000 Domain 

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