[Samba] Strange permissions problems

Scott Mayo sgmayo at mail.bloomfield.k12.mo.us
Fri Aug 25 19:01:05 GMT 2006

Gerald (Jerry) Carter wrote:
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> Scott Mayo wrote:
>>Scott Mayo wrote:
>>>I had this problem some last year and never got it figured out.  Now
>>>it is bugging me.  It seems that sometimes when a student writes
>>>his/her file to a directory, it will not keep the correct group.  It
>>>puts his/her main group as the group owner and that fouls things up. 
> Use the setgid bit on the parent directory.
> I also prefer 'inherit permissions' over the
> "create mask/mode" options.

I have the setgid bit set.  So you are saying to leave it the unix 
permissions and then just change the 'create mask/mode' to the 'inherit 
permissions'.  I'll give it a try and see what happens.


Scott Mayo
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Bloomfield Schools
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