[Samba] Can add users to ACL for a file on Win7 Security Dialog, but not WinXP??

Bruce Martin bruce.martin at generationschurch.co.za
Mon May 28 23:08:54 MDT 2012

Sorry, solved this - the Win XP box needed a reboot after users were added
to the Ubuntu box...

On Mon, May 28, 2012 at 9:46 AM, Bruce Martin <
bruce.martin at generationschurch.co.za> wrote:

> Hi there - I have a Samba server running on Ubuntu, in security = user
> mode, with 3 users who have had smbpasswd run to enable them as samba
> users: brucem, carols, brigito. I have also enabled ACLs on the Ubuntu
> filesystem.
> On Windows XP, if I access the share and right click on a file,
> properties, security - I see the correct owner (SERVERNAME\brucem) -
> however if I try to "Add" and then type carols or SERVERNAME\carols - I get
> "name not found" (it first asks me to enter the username and password of
> someone with permissions on the server - I have tried brucem, carols, and
> root)
> However, when I apply the same process on Win7, it works perfectly. Any
> ideas why???
> Thanks
>  Bruce

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