[Samba] ACL set up yet Security Properties not sticking.

greg at fqdn.com greg at fqdn.com
Mon Jan 16 20:05:09 GMT 2006

Its actualy a 2.6 kernel James,  but thanks for the quick reply.

Have a great day,

Linux exec 2.6.5-7.191-default #1 Tue Jun 28 14:58:56 UTC 2005 i686 i686
i386 GNU/Linux


> greg at fqdn.com wrote:
>> Hi,
>> On a windows client if I attempt to modify the permissions on a file
>> which
>> resides on a linux server,  when I hit "apply or ok" my changes are
>> lost.
>> Doing it from the unix cli (using setfacl) works as expected and the
>> changes are not lost.
>> Yet on windows if I right click - properties - Security.  select add,
>> add
>> a user or group,  hit Apply and the user/group I just added is removed.
>> ACL support is properly configured as far as I am aware on the linux
>> file
>> server.
>> any one  with any idea as to what I should look at,  that would be
>> great,
>> thanks!
>> It has been a bummer modifying all the permission change requests by
>> hand.
> What version of kernel are you using?
> There is a patch to 2.4.x kernel tree here:
> http://www.kernel.org/git/?p=linux/kernel/git/marcelo/linux-2.4.git;a=commitdiff;h=5739b33aeee122d6096f93afdf5c8ea8f7e8e094;hp=e8e0b7c821da4287c8ca837190c7f34588df76e2
> This could be the problem.
> James Kosin
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