[Samba] Help With Permissions

Christian chris at computersalat.de
Mon Sep 14 16:16:37 MDT 2009

Hi Carlos

Carlos Williams schrieb:
> I am running Samba on my Linux file server and have a question with
> permissions. My current directory for the share is:
> drwsrwsr-x   7 root dev  4096 Aug 31 13:33 builds
> As you can see from above the /builds directory is owned by root & dev
> but also have r-x permissions for others. My question is how to I
> force samba to keep the owner root and group dev for all files placed
> inside my share? I want to force the parent UID & GID and keep 775
> permissions on everything. Is this possible to force in my smb.conf?
> Thanks for any help!
create mask = 0644
directory mask = 0755

force user = root
force group = dev


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