[Samba] Permissions not recursive on win2K?

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Mon Sep 19 19:02:36 GMT 2005

On Mon, Sep 19, 2005 at 11:32:22AM -0700, Shawn Wright wrote:
> Sorry for the report, but I got exactly zero replies, so I will try again:
> I am now running 3.0.14a, but the permissions recursion problem still exists. Each time I apply permissions to a tree using the Win2K GUI, the addition or removal of an ACL will move exactly one level deeper than before.  I
> n other words, if the tree is 4 levels deep, it will take 3 passes of the 
> operation before the ACL change appears in the 4th level. This long 
> standing problem is seriously limiting our migration to samba. Can 
> someone please tell me if this has been fixed in 3.0.20?
> I have offered configs, debug, etc. and the offer still stands. I just want to 
> see this problem fixed, and can't believe it is not affecting more users. 
> For the record, here is the environment:
> Mandrake 10.1 with ACL support on XFS
> The share used for testing the issue is the "home" share.
> PDC is running NT4 SP6a
> Client used for setting ACLs running Win2K SP4, tested using GUI, cacls, 
> and xcacls.

Do you know if it's allowing EA's to be set on the filesystem ?
The inheritance code uses EA's.


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