[Samba] OSX client, Linux server, permissions problem

Brian Gregorcy brian.gregorcy at utah.edu
Mon Sep 29 22:38:25 GMT 2008

> You might be seeing the SMB unix extensions in action. In 10.5, the OS
> X SMB filesystem was taught to understand some SMB protocol extensions
> designed for unix system. what *might* be happening here is that the
> client is resetting the permissions after Samba applies the
> configuration mode masks.
> You should be able to verify this by packet sniffing or setting "unix
> extensions = no" on the server.

That worked for me :)

Thanks I have been looking for that for awhile now, is there any downside to disabling unix extensions?

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