[Samba] How to remove ability to delete files

Iarly Selbir iarlyy at gmail.com
Thu Nov 27 14:32:59 GMT 2008

You can employ the sticky bit on the files.

chmod 1750 _file_

the files will only be deleted by your owner

I hope helped you!


Iarly Selbir ( Ski0s )

On Thu, Nov 27, 2008 at 2:19 PM, Mike Gallamore <mike at mpi-cbg.de> wrote:

> Hi, this is kind of a strange situation. I have a share that I want to work
> like a drop box. I want users to be able to create new files and read
> existing files, but not be able to delete them (except for the owner of the
> dropbox). Does anyone know how to do this?
> I've tried every combination I could think of write list, read only, force
> group, and sticky bits on the directory itself. Any help would be greatly
> appreciated.
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