[Samba] NTFS-type directory permissions

Tom Skeren tms3 at fskklaw.com
Fri Sep 3 15:41:49 GMT 2004

Michael Flatley wrote:

Yes ACL's

>I apologize if this is an easy question.  I am a samba newbie and the
>answer was not really clear to me from reading chpt 12 of the
>We recently moved from a Windows 2000 file server to a Samba(3.0.4)
>file server running on Solaris.  We have about 20 top-level
>directories with lots of subdirectories.  Right now, we have the
>security setup so that people can only get to the top-level
>directories that they should have access to.  This is ok for now, but
>at some point we would like to get back to the way it was under NT. 
>We have not figured out a way to control the permissions underneath
>these top-level directories.
>For example:
>The user is mapped to a single share that contains all of the folders
>(can't be more than one share since users need to access the folders
>from windows using the same drive letter).
>That share contains:
>The particular user only has access to the HR directory which contains:
>Now, this user should only have read access to List, no access to
>Personnel, and write access to Paychecks.  In our current setup, he
>has write access to all these folders because they are only controlled
>by the top-level, HR, which has the Unix permissions:
>rwxrwx---   root  hr
>(the user is a member of hr)
>Is there a way that we can have more control over the directories and
>files?  Can someone give me some example configurations or point me to
>a past post or something?

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