[Samba] A windows user can create a file, but cannot delete

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Mon Feb 20 23:29:16 MST 2012


Are you using security=share? We have issues there right now
that need resolving.

With best regards,

Volker Lendecke

On Tue, Feb 21, 2012 at 12:43:14PM +0700, Victor Sudakov wrote:
> Colleagues,
> I have encountered a weird problem (FreeBSD 8.2, samba34-3.4.14). 
> A user can create files in a samba share but cannot delete files from
> it (unless she is the owner of the file).
> The user is a member of a group with rwx permissions on this directory
> granted by a Posix ACL entry. The user can create and delete files in
> the directory from the shell on the file server (which is correct
> according to Unix logic), but only create from the Windows client.
> smbd seems to be interfering somehow with unlink(). If I make the user
> the owner of the file, or a member of the file's primary group, now
> the user can delete the file. If a user is a member of some other
> group which has rwx permissions on the directory, the user can only
> create files but not delete them.
> Certainly it's not a Unix permission issue. There is no "read only"
> attribute on the files, no sticky bit on the directory, no weird
> UFS file flags and attributes.
> I have tried "acl check permissions" both yes and no with no effect.
> TIA for any ideas. I have seen people with similar problems, like
> http://lists.samba.org/archive/samba/2006-May/120521.html
> but never a solution.
> -- 
> Victor Sudakov,  VAS4-RIPE, VAS47-RIPN
> sip:sudakov at sibptus.tomsk.ru
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