[Samba] permissions modified on shared excel files
tonye at billy.demon.nl
Tue Mar 1 08:29:52 GMT 2005
Tyler R. Retzlaff:
> Having difficulty with samba & permissions being changed when windows
> clients save files.
> Initially files may be shared 0774 (e.g. some excel file) after it is
> opened and saved by a windows client the permissions are 0744. Thus the
> next access by a group user cannot write the file.
> No mask options are specified in the smb.conf so all defaults are being
> used. Is there a reason why the permissions are being changed when a file
> is saved?
Have a look at the various mask settings (SWAT's a good help for looking
at what's possible, but i don't use it for real). 3.0.11 here, but it
should be the same across the board.
create mask = 0770
security mask = 0770
directory mask = 0770
directory security mask = 0770
inherit permissions = Yes
In [global] It's probably overkill, but can be modified in each share and
avoids what you describe.
mail: tonye at billy.demon.nl
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