[Samba] OSX client, Linux server, permissions problem

barsalou barjunk at attglobal.net
Tue Sep 30 04:07:23 GMT 2008

Quoting James Peach <jorgar at gmail.com>:

> 2008/9/29 Brian Gregorcy <brian.gregorcy at utah.edu>:
>> I know this doesn't help but we are seeing the same problem, I opened a bug
>> with apple but so far have not heard anything back.  I also sent this email
>> to this list awhile back and did not get a response, the copy of the email I
>> sent is below.
> 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.

This didn't work for me.  I still see the same problem when creating  
folders using the finder.


Control-click -> New folder

This shows up on the server with 755 permissions....I have it set for 770.

Mike B.

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