[Samba] Permissions not recursive on win2K?

Shawn Wright swright at sls.bc.ca
Tue Sep 20 21:10:54 GMT 2005

On 19 Sep 2005 at 12:02, Jeremy Allison wrote:

> 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> > 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.

Ok, I've tried to find more info on this, but cannot find any specific 
resources for determing if I am supporting EAs correctly. Is there 
something specific I can look for in samba error logs at a certain debug 
level? I have this issue on two production servers running Mandrake 10.1 
with XFS, so if I had an idea what to look for in the logs, it would be 
helpful. Thanks.

Shawn Wright, I.T. Manager
Shawnigan Lake School
swright at sls.bc.ca

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