[Samba] Maintain file ownership when writing to share with different owner

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Mon Nov 28 14:12:45 MST 2011

On Mon, Nov 28, 2011 at 01:11:12AM -0500, Derek Lewis wrote:
> Hello,
> I have a question regarding control of file ownership: I have shares accessed by several users belonging to a group though the share is owned by only one of the users. I can force the group id for files written to the share to match the share group though I wondered if I can preserve the file's original owner id (one of the users in the group) if a file is copied from another location?
> Related to this question: I am looking for an up to date source of information on using acls.
> I have implemented acl and extended attribute support for storing dos file attributes and metadata.

Look at the "inherit owner" option in smb.conf.

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