[Samba] changing owner and group

vishesh kumar linuxtovishesh at gmail.com
Sat Jan 24 09:15:37 GMT 2009

Dear Marc

   You can set SGID bit on file to avoid this problem. Set SGID bit using
'create mask ' parameter in smb.conf


On Sat, Jan 24, 2009 at 5:29 AM, Marc Fromm <Marc.Fromm at wwu.edu> wrote:

> Is there a way to prevent a samba connection from changing the file owner
> and group?
> Users connect to the website on a linux box from windows desktops with
> Dreamweaver.
> Each time a user edits a file that file's owner and group is changed from
> apache and developers to username and username, thus preventing other users
> from editing the file.
> Can I set an option in samba to leave the owner and groups alone?
> Thanks
> Marc
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