[Samba] question regarding samba permissions

TAKAHASHI Motonobu monyo at monyo.com
Sun Dec 18 08:29:13 MST 2011

From: Dale Schroeder <dale at BriannasSaladDressing.com>
Date: Thu, 15 Dec 2011 12:23:48 -0600

> On 12/14/2011 4:35 PM, skull wrote:
> >
> > woudln't work because all the users are in one group anyway.
> > and i am not allowed to to give read rights do "any" (i.e. 755)
> >
> > but theres really no option in smb.conf like "read only users = " or
> > something like that?
> read list = user1 user2

Samba parameters such as read list and others work only
per-share-based, not per directory.

If you want to manage permissions per directory as you said:

On Tue, 13 Dec 2011 16:38:41 +0100, "skull"<skull17 at gmx.ch>   wrote:
>  I want to make a subfolder read only for certain users.
>  for example: /data/pool is public rwx for all users.
>  and now i would like to make a /data/pool/subfolder only rwx for user1
>  and grant read only permissions to user2 and user3

you have to use filesystem-based ACL (not permission) feature.

TAKAHASHI Motonobu <monyo at samba.gr.jp>

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