[Samba] mac client and inherited permissions

Eero Volotinen eero.volotinen at iki.fi
Thu Nov 19 23:38:49 MST 2009

Adam Nielsen wrote:
>> Problem:
>> Windows clients honor SGID and inherit/create mask statements. Mac
>> 10.6.2 or 10.5.8 clients do not seem to.
> Do the Mac clients themselves use the Samba code?  If so they probably
> have UNIX extensions enabled, which allows them to directly control file
> permissions.
> Under Linux you can disable the UNIX extensions in /proc, so maybe you
> can do the same on a Mac?

Yes, disable it in samba server on main settings with following settings:

unix extensions = no

This possibly helps.


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