[Samba] chattr +a <file>

John H Terpstra jht at samba.org
Fri Aug 1 02:51:43 GMT 2003

On Fri, 1 Aug 2003, Marcus Schopen wrote:

> Hi,
> I want to apanding write access to a file a samba share. Is something
> like "chattr +a <file>" for a file in samba share possible? If I set
> "chattr +a <file>" on a file, it's not possible e.g. to write with a
> "echo test >> \\server\share\file" to this file from the windows client.
> Is there something like "chattr +a" for the smb.conf.

No. Samba does not provide total replacement for Unix file and directory
handling. Samba works transparently with Unix file system permissions and

You can use chattr within the operating system, Samba does not provide a
chattr tool.

- John T.
John H Terpstra
Email: jht at samba.org

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