[Samba] How to troubleshoot an ACL error?

Peter Clark pclark at pclark.com
Wed Mar 5 06:57:37 MST 2014

On Tue, March 4, 2014 3:18 pm, Rowland Penny wrote:
> On 04/03/14 19:11, Peter Clark wrote:
>> On Tue, March 4, 2014 12:18 pm, Rowland Penny wrote:
>>> On 04/03/14 16:06, Peter Clark wrote:
>>>> Hi,
>>>> Apparently they're not the same:
>>>> [root at c3po ~]# getent passwd pclark
>>>> pclark:x:500:500:Peter Clark:/home/pclark:/bin/bash
>>> Are you using fedora or centos or similar and is pclark a local user?
>> Fedora 20, yes, 'pclark' is also a local user.
> Thought so, remove the local user, you cannot have the same user in AD
> and as a local user.

OK.. I deleted the AD user and created another AD user that has no local

>> However, why can't the Administrator login get the security attributes
>> of
>> that share either?
> It is probably because you are using [homes], this does not work with
> samba4, see:
> https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Setting_up_a_home_share

I renamed the share [test] and still get nothing on the security tab
except the "properties cannot be displayed" error when looked at from the
administrator account. I can't get past step 2 above (after adding the
disk permissions to the administrator account). Same NT_INVALID_ACL from
the smbclient program, nothing useful from the ADUC or system

What's the easiest way to just baseline everything and start over? samba
is installed in /usr/local/samba.

Thanks again,

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