[Samba] Linux permissions vs Samba permissions

Hall, Ken (ECSS) KeHall at exchange.ml.com
Fri Jan 17 14:47:01 GMT 2003

On directories, the "execute" bit means permission to search the directory.  That's what the Samba user needs to see files in it.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Marshall Lucas [mailto:mlucas at petra.com]
> Sent: Friday, January 17, 2003 9:20 AM
> To: samba at lists.samba.org
> Subject: [Samba] Linux permissions vs Samba permissions
> Okay, admittedly I'm running an old version 2.0.5, but, why 
> do I have to set
> the eXecute permission in Linux before Samba will let a 
> Windows client see
> any files?  Why would execute have anything to do with read 
> and/or write?  I
> would think I could set -rw-rw---- or -rw-rw-rw- and be just 
> fine, but oh
> no, you get an empty list and cannot create new files until I 
> change it
> to -rwxrwx--- or -rwxrwxrwx.
> -- Marshall Lucas
> -- IT Systems Analyst
> -- EDI Specialist
> -- Petra Industries, Inc.
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