[Samba] hiding Unix perms
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Thu Jul 25 04:35:03 GMT 2002
You shouldn't be creating those accounts locally. That's part of what
I think what you mean by not displaying permissions is not showing the u/g/e
in the NT security
interface. Don't know for sure, but I would say there is no way to turn
With a proper setup the file users and groups will belong to the domain not
From: Rob Helmer [mailto:robert at namodn.com]
Sent: Wednesday, July 24, 2002 4:07 PM
To: samba at lists.samba.org
Subject: [Samba] hiding Unix perms
Sorry if I missed this in the docs, I haven't seen an option to do this..
I have a Samba server ( Linux 2.20acl kernel ) named "fileserver" set up and
working well as a fileserver to Windows clients ( I am using winbind also ).
Samba has some awesome capabilities nowadays :) The current issues I am
facing aren't exactly showstoppers, but I know they'll be confusing if I
open it up to users as the main file server when it's like this.
I've noticed that from a Windows box, I can see permissions that match
the Unix permissions ( \\fileserver\rhelmer, \\fileserver\samba and
Also, if I create a file, ( logged into the domain as rhelmer ), it uses
my Unix account ( \\fileserver\rhelmer as the owner, not \\domain\rhelmer ).
I have a script that creates a Unix account for every validated user
from the domain, is this the cause ? ( not sure if I need to do this
anymore now that I am using winbind and ACL ).
How can I :
1) not display the Unix permissions to Windows users ( they can't change
them anyway.. )
2) have files created by a domain user be owned by \\domain\user not
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