[Samba] Re: Unable to set ACLs with Samba 3.0.11, near publication deadline

David Sonenberg dsonenberg at strozllc.com
Thu Mar 10 17:04:37 GMT 2005

I tried adding writable = yes.  I can now view and modify ACL's for 
files but not directories.

Thomas Boutell wrote:
> Anybody have a roadkill cookbook?
> Because I have some crow to eat, and I'm not sure how best
> to prepare it. Sigh.
> I didn't have writable = yes set on the share. The fact that smbcacls 
> didn't work (and still doesn't work!) blinded me to this more obvious
> issue. Once I set writable = yes, of course, I was able to change
> acls from a true Windows client... which was of course my
> actual goal. I'd created my test files in advance on the Linux
> side, so the no-write-permissions-at-all issue wasn't obvious at
> any other time.
> Thanks for the attention you gave to the matter. Next time, if I'm
> not able to spot the issue myself, I'll be sure to include my
> *entire* smb.conf in the report.
> -- 
> Thomas Boutell
> Boutell.Com, Inc. http://www.boutell.com/

David Sonenberg
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