[Samba] Samba NTFS permissions

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Mon Dec 8 20:34:19 GMT 2003

On Mon, Dec 08, 2003 at 09:12:44AM -0600, Hunsberger, Mike wrote:
> Hi, I am new to this list.
> Does samba 3 support ntfs permissions or a way to map them?
> Creating a share for a user is easy but can you set different file
> permissions in that share with separate ntfs permissions to give different
> users permission to different areas of the share? This is on an Active
> Directory network. Thank you.

You need to be using a Linux kernel with POSIX ACL support
compiled in, and a Samba compiled similarly.

This will allow you to do what you need.

> PS: We are trying to save the state of Wisconsin some money by replacing our
> Win 2000 file servers with samba servers!

Think of the taxpayers ! Convert the desktops to Linux also,
then you won't need the Samba servers :-).


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