[Samba] Permissions visibility

David Brodbeck DavidB at mail.interclean.com
Tue Apr 29 20:42:42 GMT 2003

> -----Original Message-----
> From: lloyd [mailto:subscr002 at twilight-systems.com]

> when do changes to unix permissions become effective via samba?
> it seems that after i add someone to a group that has 
> permissions to a 
> directory, that user still can't access the directory for at 
> least some 
> period of time.  restarting smb works, but i'm leery of restarting it 
> while many other users have files open.

The user disconnecting from the share, then reconnecting seems to do it for
me.  I usually accomplish this by telling them to log out of their
workstation, then log back in.

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