[Samba] chgrp work-around thingy
Vickie L. Kidder
Vickie.Kidder at TABASCO.com
Mon Apr 5 10:59:07 MDT 2010
We have these settings and users can create folders and files with the
and group as described in your example.
1. Samba config file has "inherit permissions = yes" in the settings for
2. Permissions for the folder are set to:
# chmod 774 /export/docs
# chmod g+s /export/docs
samba-bounces at lists.samba.org wrote on 04/03/2010 06:13:39 PM:
> Todd E Thomas <thomas at ssiresults.com>
> Samba List <samba at lists.samba.org>, Todd E Thomas
<todd_dsm at ssiresults.com>
> 04/05/2010 09:07 AM
> [Samba] chgrp work-around thingy
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> I have 2 user groups accessing documents in /export/docs: staff and
> I need to give users in the group 'staff' the ability to create folders
> and documents in /export/docs.
> On creation of (either) folders or documents in /export/docs, all items
> should be owned by their respective creators AND users in the 'exec'
> group; thus:
> # ll /export/docs/
> -rwxrwxr-- user1 exec 0 Apr 3 17:36 asdf.txt
> Again, user1 is a member of the group 'staff' but when creating files
> and folders in the docs directory they belong to owner/exec/other.
> Additionally, only the respective owner of the files and anyone in exec
> should be able to read/write, but permissions for 'other' should be
> I used force group in the docs share from the smb.conf man page but I
> must have done something wrong. I seem to be dancing around my target
> without hitting it. I'm ok on the permissions, just not sure about the
> group part of it.
> What is the proper way to accomplish this?
> Thanks for the assist,
> Todd E Thomas
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