[Samba] Re: Samba+Ldap: Properties Dialog doesn't show owner, only groups, shares have R attribute set

Iain iain at mein.it
Thu Apr 27 13:15:48 GMT 2006

Andreas Buchler wrote on 04/27/06 14:19 (US date format):
> Hi all,
> I have a samba PDC on linux (kernel 2.6.16-gentoo-r3, amd64, 2cpu's,
> samba 3.0.22). My passdb backend is an ldap-server on a different
> machine. I did an update from a slower machine.
> The configuration files on the old and new machines are equal. After
> the update all seems to be OK. I can login on the windows-clients and
> access the shares on the server. But a closer look shows that the
> file properties dialog on a windows machine doesn't show the user,
> who ownes the file in the xfs-filesystem on the samba server (on the
> old machine it worked). The domain groups are shown correctly.
> Also all directories on a samba share have the R attribute set and
> some applications say that the share is read only. But i can create,
> copy and delete files on the share with explorer.
> I googled a lot, but I couldn't find informations which solves the
> problem or give me more informations what the reasons for the problem
> are. It seems that the windows-clients doesn't know the domain users.
> Have anyone ever seen this problem.


I have the same problem using Gentoo 2.6.15-gentoo-r5, amd64, single
core CPU, Samba 3.0.22 with LDAP backend hosted on the same machine.
This is a fresh build.

Thread is above: "Unable to reset file permissions".


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