[Samba] Removed params 'force security mode' etc. What to use instead?

Brian H. Nelson bhnelson at ysu.edu
Thu Jul 11 08:25:56 MDT 2013

I hate to bump, but surely someone can offer some input on this. At 
least question 1?


On 7/3/2013 2:56 PM, Brian H. Nelson wrote:
> I noticed that the fix for bug 9190 (inc in samba 4.0) resulted in the 
> removal of the following config parameters:
> security mask
> force security mode
> directory mask
> force directory security mode
> I have a couple questions regarding this, and haven't really seen any 
> good info on it, so...
> 1) Why were they removed? There doesn't seems to be any explanation in 
> the bug notes or release notes. Maybe I'm missing something? (not 
> judging, just confused)
> 2) What can be used instead? I don't see any comparable settings in 
> samba to obtain the same effect (preventing clients from removing 
> certain security bits from existing files, ie group permissions) 

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