[Samba] modify only, not deletable
sebastianabate at gmail.com
Tue Feb 13 14:45:31 GMT 2007
I sent this to Tim. My mistake.
PD: Sorry Tim.
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From: Sebastian Abate <sebastianabate at gmail.com>
Date: Feb 13, 2007 11:26 AM
Subject: Re: [Samba] modify only, not deletable
To: Tim Wunder <tim at thewunders.org>
Be careful with this option, because when you edit a file some
applications (Microsoft Office Suite is the perfect example) create a
new temporary copy of that file, then when you save your work, the
original file is deleted, and the temporary one is renamed to the
With this option set, the save process fail when the application try
to delete the original file.
PD: Sorry for my english
On 2/13/07, Tim Wunder <tim at thewunders.org> wrote:
> On Tuesday 13 February 2007 4:49:32 am Joshua, C.S. Chen wrote:
> > Rashid N. Achilov wrote:
> > > On Tuesday 13 February 2007 14:30, Joshua, C.S. Chen wrote:
> > >> Hi folks,
> > >> I have a samba file server joining a Windows 2k AD as member server.
> > >> I wonder how I can setup the files on the samba share to be modifiable
> > >> by users, but no one can delete them. Is it possible? linux chattr
> > >> command doesn't seems to help, and I can only setup windows share
> > >> permission (full control, read,write) for the samba files from windows
> > >> interface, not NTFS detailed permissions. Any idea?
> > >
> > > When you are under FreeBSD, it has chflags command to set "undeletable"
> > > flag. I think, trying to delete flagged file should lead to "access
> > > denied" message.
> > Thanks for the info.
> > now samba is running on a linux CentOS 4.4, is it possible to do the
> > same thing?
> Perhaps through the use of the sticky bit on the directory...
> from 'man chmod':
> "STICKY DIRECTORIES
> When the sticky bit is set on a directory, files in that directory may
> be unlinked or renamed only by root or their owner. Without the sticky
> bit, anyone able to write to the directory can delete or rename files. The
> sticky bit is commonly found on directories, such as /tmp, that are
> Look at using something like
> create mask = 0664
> force directory mode = 01775
> in your smb.conf file.
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