[Samba] Samba 4 & share permissions

Ryan Ashley ryana at reachtechfp.com
Fri Aug 22 07:19:57 MDT 2014

I had this exact issue a while back. The fix for me was making the 
permissions on the directory above the shared directories "775". After 
that things were fine. The directory above my shares is actually owned 
by root and the root group, not domain accounts. Somehow it worked though.

On 08/22/2014 08:02 AM, Sébastien Le Ray wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm using Samba 4 as an AD DC and have a file server under samba 4 too.
> I created a group "Share admins" with SeDiskOperatorPrivilege. Members 
> can administrate the share without problems except when adding an 
> user/adjusting permissions on existing shares. If some file is not 
> owned by the share admins group, I get a "Permission Denied" error. 
> Did I miss something? Shouldn't the SeDiskOperatorPrivilege bypass 
> unix permissions (which seem to be the issue here)? The wiki does not 
> talk about this since the operations are done through the 
> "administrator" user which is mapped to root.
> Regards,
> Sébastien

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