[Samba] Looking for a set of definitive answers (long)

David Eisner deisner at gmail.com
Fri May 23 20:30:57 GMT 2008

On Thu, May 22, 2008 at 4:59 AM, Chris Osicki
<osk at admin.swisscom-mobile.ch> wrote:
>> - Permissions don't propigate through the filesystem.
> With POSIX ACL's they do. Take a look at "default ACL", it defines permissions
> newly created files/directories inherits from their parent directory.

With Windows 2000+ (I believe), the inheritance is dynamic: changes
higher up in the tree can affect the permissions of child objects even
after they are created.   (See http://support.microsoft.com/kb/223441
for example).


David Eisner http://cradle.brokenglass.com

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