[Samba] Directories and group permissions

John H Terpstra jht at Samba.Org
Tue May 3 21:24:44 GMT 2005

On Tuesday 03 May 2005 11:52, ljerem at fi.uba.ar wrote:
> mmmm... I feared that. Any document you recommend? Do I have to rebuild
> the kernel or can I just patch it?


Search in the subject index for "ACLs" - also look at the chapter on "File, 
Directory and Share Access Controls" in the Samba-HOWTO-Collection


If what you need is not covered in these documents please let me know.

- John T.

> Thanks
> >>I decided to manage file and directory permissions at the file system
> >>level, but with standard unix permissions I can't give just two (and only
> >>two) independant groups write access to the same directory, right?
> >>Is there something I can change in the smb.conf file to support this
> >>behavior?
> >
> > You need to add ACLs to your unix filesystem to get that behavior.   If
> > not, the rest of your post pretty much screams ACL to me, but I could be
> > odd and hearing voices.
> >
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