[Samba] changing file permissions problems

Jon Reynolds jonr at destar.net
Thu Aug 7 22:10:09 GMT 2003

On Thu, 2003-08-07 at 13:54, CJ Keist wrote:
> For samba 2.2.8a
> Well, I have found that the problem I'm seeing is that in W2K it will  
> not let you remove all permissions from say Everyone.  For example in  
> UNIX the file permission is set to 0644.  I want to remove the read  
> permission for Everyone from W2K.  In the Security tab, when I try to  
> uncheck the read for Everyone and then hit "Apply" the read just gets  
> re-checked.  Now I can check the write for Everyone hit "Apply" and  
> that takes.   I can then uncheck the read just fine.  But I cannot  
> uncheck the write.  Also, in the Security tab, when I have selected  
> "Everyone" and then try to click the Deny for read,  when I hit the  
> "Apply" button it ends up removing my Group instead!!!
> Any help here would be greatly appreciated...
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------ 
> ---------------------------
> C. J. Keist                     Email: cj.keist at engr.colostate.edu
> UNIX/Network Manager            Phone: 970-491-0630
> Engineering Network Services    Fax:   970-491-5569
> College of Engineering, CSU
> Ft. Collins, CO 80523-1301
> All I want is a chance to prove 'Money can't buy happiness'"

I think in win2k there is an option to inherent permissions from parent
checkbox or something to that effect. If you uncheck that then copy it
or save it, I don't remember, you should then be able to set the
permissions you like.


More information about the samba mailing list