[Samba] Write Once Read Many share with samba

Björn Jacke bj at sernet.de
Wed May 21 06:16:50 GMT 2008

On 2008-05-18 at 19:03 +1000 Jean-Yves Avenard sent off:
> I am trying to simulate a Write Once Read Many (WORM) drive using Samba.
> Eg. Anyone can write on a drive, but once the file has been written no
> one can delete or modify the file.

try making the shared directory be owned by root:root and mode 1777 and set
the "WORM" share settings like this:

read only = no
inherit owner = yes
force create mode = 0644
force directory mode = 1777
nt acl support = no


More information about the samba mailing list