[Samba] Where are Windows file permissions stored and how to change them?

Hamish lists at subvs.co.uk
Tue Jan 11 14:22:07 GMT 2005

Florian Effenberger wrote:
> Hi,
>> Have you tried cp -a (it saves owner and standard permissions, not 
>> sure about acls though)
> no, have not tried that, but I have to change Unix permissions to the 
> new user nontheless. Somewhere in the profile, maybe in the .DAT file 
> itself, Windows stores the users SID, taht seems to be the problem.
> Florian
If you have your drive mounted with acls, the owner is stored with the 
file, and samba will translate this. I have been able to chown files 
like so: chown DOMAIN+user file and it works. getfacl <filename> should 
list the owner and group, as well as any ACLs
Hope that helps.
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