[Samba] Can not clear Read-only attribute

John H Terpstra - Samba Team jht at samba.org
Wed Mar 11 21:50:42 GMT 2009

tom m. wrote:
> Using 'security=share' or 'security=user', via Windows right-click any Samba
> exported file and set the Read-only attribute.  This works, but now can not
> clear the Read-only attribute, Windows reports simply "Access is denied".
> This happens with 3.3.0 and 3.3.1, but NOT 3.2.3.
> Setting 'force user = root' does not help.

I've not seen this problem at all.  I have samba-3.3.0, 3.3.1 and GIT
updates in production use without this problem.  What is in your
smb.conf and what are the permissions on the file system?

Also, what do your logs report at log level 3?

- John T.

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