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

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Thu Jul 11 09:53:03 MDT 2013

On Thu, Jul 11, 2013 at 10:25:56AM -0400, Brian H. Nelson wrote:
> I hate to bump, but surely someone can offer some input on this. At
> least question 1?
> Thanks,
> Brian
> 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)

They were confusing a lot of people, and no one answered
the call on samba-technical for a use case when the
proposal came to remove them.

Using Windows ACL mappings instead seemed like a better


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