[Samba] "x" permission interpretation under Windows

Felipe Augusto van de Wiel felipe at paranacidade.org.br
Wed Oct 25 16:02:15 GMT 2006

On 10/20/2006 05:56 PM, Ethy H. Brito escreveu:
> Hi
> How does Windows interpret the 'x' attribute for the file's 'other' attribute
> field?

	Check the [1]Official Samba HOWTO.

1. http://samba.org/samba/docs/man/Samba-HOWTO-Collection/AccessControls.html#access1
2. http://samba.org/samba/docs/man/Samba-HOWTO-Collection/AccessControls.html#id2615986
3. http://samba.org/samba/docs/man/Samba-HOWTO-Collection/AccessControls.html#id2617058

> If I give a *file* a 0775 permission Windows XP clients cannot see the file. 
> Not even the group members.
> If I change this permission to 0774 the file becomes visible to everyone.
> (smbclient sees the file either way).
> This file in under a directory which has 2775 as permission and 
> "inherit permissions = yes". Samba is 3.0.20b
> Does the 'x' attribute of a file behave backwards as for directories under
> Windows point of view??

	AFAIK, no. Do you have ACLs or other special parameters?

> Or better yet, what am I doing wrong?

	I don't know, but that's strange. Can you access the file
even when you can't see it?

> Regards

	Kind regards,

Felipe Augusto van de Wiel <felipe at paranacidade.org.br>
Coordenadoria de Tecnologia da Informação (CTI) - SEDU/PARANACIDADE
http://www.paranacidade.org.br/           Phone: (+55 41 3350 3300)

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