[Samba] Permissions Issue

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Tue Jun 24 17:10:01 GMT 2008

On Tue, Jun 24, 2008 at 11:55 AM, Doug Tucker <tuckerd at engr.smu.edu> wrote:
> Hello group, this issue is driving me crazy, there just has to be a
> simple way to do this that I am missing!  I have a share, SOP.  The file
> system maps to /dir/dir/sop.  If I have a set of users that need write
> access to this directory, but only want to allow another set of users
> read only access, how can I accomplish this?  From the man pages, it
> looks like I can set the share  to read only, and use the directive
> write list = @groupname to allow certain users write access to this read
> only share, but, I don't want to allow everyone read access, I want to
> only allow certain other users (that I can put in a group) read only
> access.  Any ideas?
Why not use the linux filesystem acls and set the users and groups
that have permissions with that?


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