[Samba]Permission issue

Michael Gasch gasch at eva.mpg.de
Sat Jul 1 07:55:39 GMT 2006

and you can solve this with the sticky bit

you could also try to play with "map read only (S)" parameter.


Jeremy Allison wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 01, 2006 at 12:20:42AM +0200, TSZ wrote:
>>I am beginner of Samba, but today I have made update of Samba to RC3. I 
>>have two users:root and tomek. tomek is in linux groups: smbadmins, 
>>smbusers and nothing more. There is a folder for everyone and file made 
>>by the root in it:
>>total 4 -rw-------  1 root root 1195 Jul  1 00:11 group.txt
>>User tomek is not able to read the file, but is able to delete it, why? 
>>I have no entries in group map.
> Because in UNIX, permission to delete a file is granted by the
> permissions on the directory containing it, not on the file
> itself.
> Jeremy.

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