[Samba] URGENT problem in production enviroment 3.0.23c-1

S. J. van Harmelen sander.vanharmelen at isp.solcon.nl
Sun Nov 12 18:18:04 GMT 2006

Problem seems to be with the changed "acl group control" parameter. When
I try to change rights of a file from within Windows I get an access
denied (I'm not the owner of the file but I am a member of a group who
has rwx rights). 

How can I regain this functionality? "dos filemode = yes" is already
set. I really need a solution, our customers are getting pretty grumpy.


On Sun, 2006-11-12 at 17:43 +0100, S. J. van Harmelen wrote:
> Hi,
> We use Samba as backend for an IIS webfarm (shared hosting). Some of our
> customers are using Frontpage extentions to manage their site. Now when
> uploading a new folder or file the users are getting:
> Cannot read or set the permissions for file \\server\share\file:
> initializing the SD failed
> When you click OK (you can only click OK at this point) the folder or
> file is created and the rights are also as the should be (even the extra
> ACL enties are fine), but the publication of the site is stopped and has
> to be started again.
> So how to get rid of the above error? Now for every new file or folder
> our customers have the click on OK and start publishing again until they
> hit the next new file or folder and then is starts over again.
> I have a logfile and a tcpdump from the same session where this happens,
> but I can't find the solution in there. So if someone with a better eye
> want's to take a look I would be very greatful!! Just reply and I will
> send the log and the trace.
> Last bit of info: I've had this exact error before and at that time
> adding "acl group control" and "dos filemode" was the solution. But they
> are still here now...
> Really hope someone can spare a few minutes!!

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