[Samba] What file gets corrupted in Samba when perms stop working correctly?

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Thu Nov 10 13:34:37 GMT 2005

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Michael Lueck wrote:

| I have a share which a group write list.
| That group is mapped to a Linux group in /etc/group.
| That group in Linux has two users.
| The first user listed is suddenly unable to write, but the
| second one is. With the affected user logged in to
| Win2K, ifmember /list shows they are a member of
| the group, as does the working account.
| I am guessing one of those .tdb files or something
| got scrambled on the server. Any suggestions how
| to restore functionality?

File Access checks is done by the OS.  There is no
associated tdb for file system perms.  The only possible
option might be if you tweaked the share permissions
(via server manager) in share_info.tdb.

Oh and this assumes that the group membership shows correctly
(as you have already tested).

cheers, jerry
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