[Samba] File Archive bit not cleared

Gerald Carter jerry at samba.org
Mon May 6 11:50:02 GMT 2002

On Sat, 4 May 2002, Stephan Edelman wrote:

> Hello all,
> I'm having a problem with our Tape Backup user not being able to clear
> the archive bit on files after the backup has been completed (we're
> running ArcServe 2000 on a Windows NT box). After looking into it
> closer, it looks like Samba will only permit the archive bit to be
> cleared if the file is owned by the tape backup user. Even if the tape
> backup user is part of the same group as the file and the file has group
> read/write permissions.

See "dos filemodes" in smb.conf(5).

cheers, jerry
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