[Samba] ACL and delete files

Doug VanLeuven roamdad at sonic.net
Fri Apr 15 16:47:17 GMT 2005

Peter Kruse wrote:

> John H Terpstra wrote:
>> Please file this as a bug report on https://bugzilla.samba.org if you 
>> want this to be dealt with. All Samba bug related issues are dealt 
>> with via bugzilla.
> The closed bug #2521 looks like related to this, and I was thinking to
> reopen it if I can.
>     Ptr
>> - John T.
>> On Friday 15 April 2005 08:59, Peter Kruse wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> Here's a way to force the error.  Please try it.
>>> To summarize:  Create a file with permission bits set to 470, owned by
>>> root.  With setfacl give write permission to a group.  Users in that
>>> group will not be able to modify the file when accessing the share
>>> from a windows client.  This is true for smbclient as well.
>>> Modifying the file under Linux works as expected.
Check out the "delete readonly" option in smb.conf.
Since the owner does not have write permission it shows as read only.
You'll get what you want by setting "delete readonly = yes" on the share.

Regards, Doug

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