[Samba] NTFS file property - "primary group ID" instead of DACL

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Wed Oct 23 13:31:57 GMT 2002

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On Tue, 22 Oct 2002, Chere Zhou wrote:

> When I change file property - security from Windows, I can see both from 
> packet sniffer and Samba code, that there are 4 types of "security 
> information":
> 	Owner ID Reference
> 	Primary Group ID Reference
> 	Discretionary ACL Reference
> 	System ACL Reference
> So if I want to change the primary group name on a file, by right click on 
> the file->property->security->advanced->select the group->view/edit->change, 
> I got the "Discretionary ACL Reference" in the packet.
> My question is, how do I trigger the "Primary Group ID Reference" in the 
> packet?  What should I do from the client side?

I'm not sure that you can.  At least I can't think of any interface in 
Windows for setting group ownership.  It may just be decided by the 
primary group of the owner.  I can't remember for sure (and haven't 
experiemented to find out).

cheers, jerry
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