[Samba] mount.cifs Is it possible to have a file owned by the user who creates the file?

steve steve at steve-ss.com
Wed May 16 09:30:23 MDT 2012

On 05/16/2012 02:56 PM, steve wrote:
> Hi
> e.g.
> mount.cifs // /mnt -o rw,setuids,nodev,user=steve2
> Any file created in the share is always owned by steve2 (or the person 
> who mounted the share).
> According to man cifs(8), the setuids overrides this but doesn't seem 
> to work for us. We'd like it to be the same behavior as nfs if that's 
> possible.
> Version 4.0.0alpha21-GIT-46a41d0 with s3fs
> Cheers,
> Steve
It _looks_ as though it's owned by the person specified as user _when in 
the share_ but the actual file (the unmounted file) is always owned by root.

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