Fw: [Samba] directory permissions
fsb at ntwsdb.com
Fri May 13 21:47:21 GMT 2005
----- Original Message -----
From: "Stuart Highlander" <fsb at ntwsdb.com>
To: "Aubrey King" <aubrey at rochesteross.com>
Sent: Friday, May 13, 2005 4:46 PM
Subject: Re: [Samba] directory permissions
> when i've run into this kind of problem, it was usually unix file
> permissions that was the hang-up.
> this is what i did to solve a problem with permissions on a share named
> "music" and a group that needed permission to write to files in "music"
> named "rockstars":
> create mask = 0770
> directory mask = 0770
> force create mode = 0770
> force directory mode = 0770
> i made sure that the group owner for music and recurring directories was
> this cleared up my issues on shares.
> if i am mistaken, please correct me.
> in smb.conf where i defined "music", i put the following:
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Aubrey King" <aubrey at rochesteross.com>
> To: <samba at lists.samba.org>
> Sent: Friday, May 13, 2005 4:38 PM
> Subject: [Samba] directory permissions
> > I have just finished replacing a client's Windows / Exchange / IIS setup
> > here with Samba / [Postfix, UW Imap] / Apache and I've run into an
> > In this setup, Samba acts as PDC, so there are NO WINDOWS SERVERS - only
> > win clients. One of the apps that they run seems to explicitly require
> > that the user own the folder that they are saving to. In their prior
> > setup, this was easy, as you could set the directory owner to the users
> > group in the domain and everything was happy. Even though I did this:
> > net groupmap modify ntgroup="Domain Users" unixgroup=users
> > I still cannot set users as the owner. i even created a user called
> > and tried to fake it, but no dice.
> > Ideas?
> > -Aubrey King
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