SOLVED! Re: [Samba] Files are being saved as read-only

Rob Tanner rtanner at
Mon Jun 26 22:51:21 GMT 2006


It turns out that the problem is a Microsoftism since it only happens 
with Office documents.  It also tiurns out that only if  profile acls is 
set to 'yes' in smb.conf do you see the problem.  Set it to 'no' and no 
problem.  Wierd eh??


Rob Tanner said the following on 06/26/2006 02:45 PM:

> Hi,
> I'm using extended ACLs and winbind so that file ownerships and 
> permissions are directly tied to domain accounts (e.g., owner is 
> MYDOMAIN\myname).  My problem is that when a user opens up, modifies, 
> and then saves the file, the user's UNIX level permissions change from 
> 'rw-' to 'r--' -- in other words, the write permission gets dropped.  
> I've played with the basic and extended permissions of the parent 
> folder, and I've looked at the masks in smb.conf, but nothing I've 
> done so far has resolved the issue
> Any idea what's going on or what might be causing this?
> Thanks.

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