[Samba] Windows Filesharing Limitations

Michael Gasch gasch at eva.mpg.de
Wed Mar 30 17:17:14 GMT 2005

may be OT but could you please have a look at this thread and make some 


thanks in advance! please receive my best regards!


Stephen A. Cochran wrote:
> I've been trying to set up a server to fileshare to mac and windows 
> clients using Netatalk and Samba. Basic setup and functionality works, 
> but we have two lingering problems, both on the windows clients:
> - can't change the user field
> - can't change the group field
> The windows client permissions dialog allows you to change it, but once 
> you close and reopen it, the changes are gone.
> Anyone ever encounter these limitations, and find the solution for them?
> Steve Cochran
> Dartmouth College

Michael Gasch
Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
Department of Human Evolution
Deutscher Platz 6
D-04103 Leipzig

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