[Samba] Samba and Active Directory Permissions

John Petro jxpsys at rit.edu
Thu Mar 18 17:13:08 GMT 2004


  I am currently running Samba 3.0.2a on a RHEL3 server.  I would like
to use the extended file systems permissions through windows, but I
haven't had much luck.  Here is how I am set up....


My linux box is joined to my AD domain and appears to be functioning
correctly.  I also have winbind set up, and functioning, although I
still have some tweaking to do, it is assigning user and group ids as I
would expect it to.  I can create a share ok via Samba or active
directory users and computers with out a problem.  However, once I
create this share, and I mount it on a windows client, I can't do
anything as far as  setting or deligating permissions.  When I look at
the folder properties, it says the folder it owned by root on my linux
server.  It will not let me change the ownership to any other user.  I
get a error that says something to the effect that I don't have the
rights to change the permissions.  


Has anyone had this issue, and do you know what I can do to get around
this.  I really don't want to go to a windows platform for my





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