[Samba] sticky bit, etc.
ypismerov at tucows.com
Wed Oct 30 22:57:11 GMT 2002
jef dodson wrote:
> I have a question about samba and sticky bits. I have a share with the
> following configuration:
> comment = documents
> path = /shares/documents
> public = no
> writeable = yes
> printable = no
> valid users = @lan1
> force user = docadmin
That is why.
No matter what username is, it will be forced to docadmin, so the
sticky bit does not make much sense since the user who is manipulating
the file is the owner of the file form the OS point of view.
To achieve what you want you need to remove "force user".
> force group = lan1
> create mode = 0440
> force create mode = 0440
> directory mode = 1770
> force directory mode = 1770
> delete read only = no
> I also have the sticky bit set on /shares/documents.
> Now, when I drop the file 'test.txt' in the directory, it has the following
> -r--r----- 1 docadmin lan1 4 Oct 29 17:45 test.txt
> Now, When I login to the server via ssh as jdodson, the sticky bit on the
> directory prevents me from renaming the test.txt file. However, when I login
> to the server from windows as jdodson, I can change the filename and move the
> file to another directory. So, it seems that samba is ignoring the sticky bit
> on the /shares/documents directory.
> The ultimate goal for the behavior of the directory is this:
> when someone drops a file in the directory or subdirectory, it becomes
> read-only so that it can't be edited, moved, or renamed by anyone except for a
> special user with admin priveleges.
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