[Samba] read-only folders and files

Ilia Chipitsine ilia at paramon.ru
Tue May 31 02:34:15 GMT 2005

> On Sunday 29 May 2005 22:28, Ilia Chipitsine wrote:
>> Dear Sirs,
>> How does samba handle "read only" attribute ? I can map archive and hidden
>> files using smb.conf, but there's nothing on mapping read-only files.
>> files/folders are created 770 (user and group writeable), but Windows
>> shows those files as read-only.
> UNIX file permissions control read/write capabilities.

I've moved further in discovering what's wrong.
Samba somehow reports wrong ownership for those files and folders, despite
files belong to me, it reports they  are owned by 
"BUILTIN\Administrators", so they appear as read-only due to that reason.

I'm investigating now what did I do wrong.

> - John T.
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