[Samba] Samba4: fileserver and Posix ACL's

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Mon May 7 22:15:13 MDT 2012

On Mon, 2012-05-07 at 19:12 +0200, steve wrote:
> Hi
> Scenario:
> user steve member of group called staff
> share called 'reports' with permissions 0750 root:staff
> When steve tries to access reports on xp or win7 he gets permission 
> denied. We have to set 'reports' to 0755 for steve to have access. No 
> amount of security tab work on the share in windows will allow him entry.
> We only want members of the group staff in reports but we can't if we 
> have to set it 0755. The same scenario over kerberized nfs to Linux 
> clients respects the access fine.
> Is this a spin off of the samba4 fileserver not being recommended at the 
> moment?


> Will this be fixed with s3fs?


> Will s3fs need a reprovision when available.

No.  At most you will need to set some settings into the smb.conf, until
it is made the default.

I hope this clarifies things.

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team           http://samba.org

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