[Samba] Linux permissions vs Samba permissions
mlucas at petra.com
Fri Jan 17 14:59:01 GMT 2003
Thank you Ken...I had long since forgotten that little caveat. It's amazing
what we can forget over time with disuse.
From: Hall, Ken (ECSS) [mailto:KeHall at exchange.ml.com]
Sent: Friday, January 17, 2003 8:44 AM
To: 'mlucas at petra.com'; samba at lists.samba.org
Subject: RE: [Samba] Linux permissions vs Samba permissions
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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