[Samba] Shared directory contained within another shared directory

Chris Weiss cweiss at gmail.com
Thu Mar 17 08:50:14 MDT 2011

On Thu, Mar 17, 2011 at 9:25 AM, Rod <securitybasics at gmail.com> wrote:
> and the HR department security group (in AD) as the group.  The file
> system permissions for the hrshared subdirectory are set for domain
> admin as owner and the security group that has the people that need
> access to the hrshared share. With permissions set as they are, users
> who are not part of the HR group are unable to access the hrshared
> folder. I'm assuming this is because the hrshared subdirectory is
> inheriting permissions from the parent hr directory.

yes, filesystem permissions do override any share level permissions in
the conf.  you'll need to adjust hrshared permissions as needed.

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