[Samba] Windows ACL's on SAMBA file server

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Sat Dec 4 23:22:40 MST 2010

On Sun, Dec 5, 2010 at 1:06 AM, George <greenadmins at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have a Samba 3.5 server running on Ubuntu 10.10
> I'm have it the server on my Windows 2003 Domain but am having trouble
> setting up the ACL's.
> I can set some of my ACL's for users but it doesn't alwasy stick and
> apparently giving a user the modify right automatically gives them Full user
> rigths. This is probably related but it refuses to let me give any of my
> domain users any access rights to files or directories.
> Has anyone seen this or have any ideas how to solve my ACL problem?

You need idmap to work.
You also need to use a filesystem with acls and/or possibly use 1 of
the acl vfs modules

Also I would cut to a minimum all of the force user and read and write
lists and instead properly give acls and permissions on the posix


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