[Samba] Samba 2.2.8a file permissions not working

CJ Keist cjay at engr.colostate.edu
Thu Aug 7 21:21:00 GMT 2003

The ACL is not the issue here, but being able to change the basic  
user,group.other permissions on files/folders.  Right now 2.2.8a seems  
to ignore any permission changes you make from W2K.  In playing around  
some more I find that it will remove permissions, but you cannot add  

On Thursday, August 7, 2003, at 02:46  PM, Errol Neal wrote:

>>> Or our two UNIX file servers, one is Solaris 8 and the other RedHat
>>> Linux 7.3.  Samba was compiled as follows:
>>> configure --prefix=/opt/samba --with-acl-support --with-quotas
>>> Right now it doesn't looks like changing file/folder permissions are
>>> working from W2K.  When we right click on a file/folder and go to the
>>> security tab it show the current file permissions fine.  But when you
>>> try to change them it is being ignored.  No error messages are being
>>> shown.  No matter what we do no changes are happening on the UNIX  
>>> side.
>>>   This occurs on the Linux file server too.
>>> This did work in 2.2.7a and compiled the same way as above.
>>> Is there something different in 2.2.8a, or is this a bug????
> In order to use '--with-acl-support', your kernel needs to have  
> acl-support, and that is dependant upon the file system you are  
> running.
> Red Hat 9 does not have ACL support in the default kerner NOR do Red   
> Hat's modified kernels up to 2.4.21, so my guess is your RH 7.3
> does not have ACL support either.
> Errol
> Errol Neal, Systems/Network Administrator
> eneal at enhtech.com
> Enhanced Technologies Inc.
> http://www.enhtech.com
> 703-924-0301 or 800-368-3249
> 703-924-0302 Fax

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