[Samba] valid users and file permissions
jeff80 at linuxmail.org
Tue Oct 21 03:00:10 GMT 2008
Simply removing force group and setting the dir's unix group owner to "parental". This should leave the children to read only
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "John Drescher" <drescherjm at gmail.com>
> To: Kyle <kl at attitia.com>
> Subject: Re: [Samba] valid users and file permissions
> Date: Mon, 20 Oct 2008 17:45:30 -0400
> On Mon, Oct 20, 2008 at 5:37 PM, Kyle <kl at attitia.com> wrote:
> > Hi people,
> > I'd like to understand valid users and file permissions better. I have a
> > share which is not behaving as I expect.
> > [family]
> > path = /home/shares/family
> > create mask = 0664
> > directory mask = 0775
> > force group = parental
> > guest ok = No
> > valid users = @parental, @family
> > writeable = Yes
> > in Group parental are mum & dad; in group family are mum, dad and offspring.
> > With file permissions of 0664 and force group parental, I would expect the
> > offspring to be able to browse the share but not write to or delete from it.
> > Unfortunately, they can both write and delete.
> Since you are using the force group, I believe that means that
> everyone who connects to the share does that as the parental group so
> they get read and write permissions.
> > How do I achieve this please?
> I would get rid of the force group and use acls on the *nux filesystem
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