[Samba] Changing ACLs using W2k client and samba server with bestbits ACL patch

Anthony J. Breeds-Taurima tony at cantech.net.au
Sat May 11 01:54:02 GMT 2002

On Fri, 10 May 2002, Andrew Hildebrand wrote:

> I have a linux server  with the bestbits ACL patch, running samba (that
> has successfully joined the domain).  I built the samba server
> "--with-acl-support".  I can make changes to the ACLs on the linux box,
> and see the changes on the W2k client.   However I cannot make any
> changes to ACLs using the W2k client.  Whenever I try to make changes to
> the ACLs on the W2k client and press APPLY or OK, the items in the
> window revert back to the original.  Am I doing something wrong?  Or is
> this the default behavior?
> Linux Server RH7.2
> kernel:  2.4.18 with betsbits acl patch version 0.8.26
> samba:  2.2.3a  built "--with-acl-support"
> Client
> Windows 2000

Only the owner of the file and root can modify the permissions of a
file/directory.  Ensure that you are the owner of the file before trying to
change it.

Yours Tony.

 * "The significant problems we face cannot be solved at the 
 * same level of thinking we were at when we created them."
 * --Albert Einstein

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