[Samba] os level permissions for samba 4 share

Marc Muehlfeld samba at marc-muehlfeld.de
Mon Aug 12 13:37:31 MDT 2013

Hello Eduardo,

Am 12.08.2013 20:15, schrieb Eduardo Sotomayor:
> I read at the samba4 wiki that to setup a samba4 share you need to
>   Create a folder that you want to share
> # mkdir -p /srv/samba/Demo/
>   Add a new share to your smb.conf:
> [Demo]
>       path = /srv/samba/Demo/
>       read only = no
> but what about permission at os level? I mean do I have to chmod 770
> or chmod 2770 the folder or else?
> I read somewhere that it was necessary to chmod 777 but that configuration is very unsecure at os level.

The ACLs on the share/filesystem are now fully manageable through 
windows. The filesystem ACLs are stored in extended attributes (that's 
why you need an filesystem supporting ext. ACLs).


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