[Samba] Linux permissions vs Samba permissions

Ken Schneider kschneider at rtsx.com
Fri Jan 17 14:49:41 GMT 2003

The "x" in the permissions of directories controls access to the
directory (as in read the contents).

On Fri, 2003-01-17 at 09:20, Marshall Lucas wrote:
> 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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Ken Schneider
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