[Samba] "admin users" & new file ownership

John L. Ries jries at salford-systems.com
Mon Jul 22 09:33:02 GMT 2002

On Sun, 21 Jul 2002, Jordan Russell wrote:

> Hi,
> I've searched the man pages and the mailing list archives but couldn't find
> this answered:
> When a user is listed in "admin users", any new files that user creates are
> owned by "root". Can this be prevented? (Is there a configuration directive
> I missed?)
> I would like the "admin users" to still be all-powerful, but have new files
> created under their own user name -- as on NT -- not root's.
> Thanks,
> Jordan Russell
Actually, in NT (at least NT 4), files created by an administrator are
owned by "administrators".

John L. Ries
Salford Systems
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