[Samba] Creating a write-only drop box

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Fri Mar 6 17:39:46 GMT 2009

On Fri, Mar 06, 2009 at 10:35:31AM -0600, Daniel Davidson wrote:
> Hello,
> I have historically had drop boxes available to my users, and after a
> samba upgrade, I am now experiencing trouble with those.
> Each user home directory, linux path /file-server/home/a-m/$username
> server path \\file-server\users\a-m\$user, has a drop directory with
> path /file-server/home/a-m/drop/$username.  This directory has a
> symbolic link named drop in their home directory.  Permissions on
> the /file-server/home/a-m/drop/$username folder are 2773.  The idea here
> is that users can transfer large files (GB in size) amongst themselves.
> [users]
>         path = /file-server/home
>         follow symlinks = yes   
>         wide links = yes        
>         writeable = yes         
>         inherit permissions = yes
>         block size = 4096
> We recently did a long awaited upgrade to our system that in part
> involved upgrading samba, and now our drop directories seem broken, as
> in we can no longer drop anything into them.

Upgraded to which version of Samba please ?


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