[Samba] Preventing Windows from changing file permissions

tms3 at tms3.com tms3 at tms3.com
Sat May 15 10:25:35 MDT 2010

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> Subject: [Samba] Preventing Windows from changing file permissions
> From: av78us vaal <av78us at yahoo.com>
> To: <samba at lists.samba.org>
> Date: Saturday, 15/05/2010  4:28 AM
> Hi,
> Is there a way to configure samba such that Windows applications are 
> not allowed to change file permissions for existing files in the 
> share.
> I just want to be able to read and modify the files from Windows 
> without affecting the file permissions inadvertently.
What changes are you seeing specifically, what app is doing it etc.  
Would help...
> I do not care about any Windows side file attributes such as ACL.
> I tried several things including parameters such as 'map archive = 
> no', 'security mask = xxx' etc. Nothing seem to result in what exactly 
> I want. This is surprising considering that my requirement is very 
> simple.
> Is this possible in samba.
> thanks,Aneesh
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