[Samba] Samba 4.2.0: Group write permission not honored

Thomas Schulz schulz at adi.com
Mon Apr 6 11:15:40 MDT 2015

> Hello Thomas
> Am 06.04.2015 um 17:22 schrieb Thomas Schulz:
> > For anyone considering using Samba 4.2.0, be aware that there is a
> > problem with group write permission not being honored.
> >
> > This is seen on both Linux and Solaris. We have a setup where we have
> > project directory trees where the files are owned by various users but
> > also by a group that the various users are a member of. The group
> > permissions are set to allow group write access. With Samba 4.1.* and
> > earlier everyone in the group can create files in these directories.
> > With Samba 4.2.0, we get an 'Access is denied' error.
> Is there already a bug report about that? If not, please open one, to 
> get this fixed. Thanks.
> https://www.samba.org/~asn/reporting_samba_bugs.txt
> Regards,
> Marc

I opened Bug 11192. I realized just a moment ago that I had forgotten
to include that information.

Tom Schulz
Applied Dynamics Intl.
schulz at adi.com

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