[Samba] File permissions

John H Terpstra jht at samba.org
Mon Jan 19 02:10:06 GMT 2009

On Sunday 18 January 2009 18:38:25 Daniel L. Miller wrote:
> Is it possible to define file rights, such that -
> The file is owned by root, with full privleges on the Linux server.
> The file is shared by a group "users".
> The shared file should be available for read and write access.
> That part's easy - but now....
> Deny delete, overwrite, or rename access to this file.  Is this possible?
> --
> Daniel

Please explain how a user can have write access to a file but not overwrite 

The ability to write implies the ability to change the name as well as 
the contents of a file.  

Can you provide a clear description of what you really wish to achieve?

- John T.
John H Terpstra

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