[Samba] Cannot change directory permissions
rowlandpenny241155 at gmail.com
Tue Aug 4 13:16:51 UTC 2015
On 04/08/15 14:11, Felix Matouschek wrote:
> Hi Rowland,
> my users are known to the OS
The smb.conf you posted earlier would seem to suggest that they aren't,
what does 'getent passwd <username>' produce ?
> , they also have the correct permissions to alter the settings.
> Doing so on the CLI does work when logged in via SSH.
> When opening the Security Tab the users and groups are displayed, only on directories there are no checkmarks under Read, Write etc.
> I also cannot set any checkmarks for Read, Write etc.
> When viewing the Security Tab of a file everything works and I can see and set the checkmarks.
> Do you know what could be wrong?
> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: samba [mailto:samba-bounces at lists.samba.org] Im Auftrag von Rowland Penny
> Gesendet: Dienstag, 4. August 2015 12:55
> An: samba at lists.samba.org
> Betreff: Re: [Samba] Cannot change directory permissions
> On 04/08/15 11:46, Felix Matouschek wrote:
>> Hi Rowland,
>> when saying 'I' I theoretically meant any user that has write access to the share.
>> It should be possible to right click the directory in windows, the go to security tab and remove the write permissions on the directory.
>> This behaviour already works with files, I'm trying to figure out how to make it also work for directories.
>> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
>> Von: samba [mailto:samba-bounces at lists.samba.org] Im Auftrag von
>> Rowland Penny
>> Gesendet: Dienstag, 4. August 2015 11:57
>> An: samba at lists.samba.org
>> Betreff: Re: [Samba] Cannot change directory permissions
>> On 04/08/15 10:07, Felix Matouschek wrote:
>>> I occasionally need to remove the write permissions from directories inside a share to prevent users from accidentally deleting files inside that directory.
>>> My problem is that I neither can view nor can change the permissions of directories on my shares.
>>> Curiously enough viewing and changing permissions of files in the same shares works without a problem.
>>> Is there anything I misconfigured?
>>> My smb.conf looks like this:
>>> ### Network ###
>>> netbios name = Fileserver
>>> server string = Fileserver (%h V:%v)
>>> ### ad member ###
>>> workgroup = INTRANET
>>> realm = INTRANET.MYCOMPANY.DE
>>> security = ADS
>>> kerberos method = secrets and keytab
>>> ### WINS ###
>>> wins server = 192.168.0.197
>>> name resolve order = wins host bcast
>>> ### logins without prepending INTRANET\ ###
>>> map untrusted to domain = yes
>>> ### other settings ###
>>> unix extensions = no
>>> invalid users = root
>>> ### make exe files executable on windows without x bit ###
>>> acl allow execute always = yes
>>> ### performance ###
>>> deadtime = 10
>>> use sendfile = yes
>>> socket options = TCP_NODELAY IPTOS_LOWDELAY SO_KEEPALIVE
>>> ### prevent unwanted files ###
>>> veto files = /$RECYCLE.BIN/desktop.ini/Thumbs.db/.DS_Store/._.DS_Store/.apdisk/._.apdisk/.TemporaryItems/._.TemporaryItems/.Trashes/._.Trashes
>>> delete veto files = yes
>>> ### SHARES ###
>>> path = /home/nobackup/exchange
>>> guest ok = yes
>>> read only = no
>>> create mask = 660
>>> directory mask = 770
>>> force group = exchange-users
>> Hi, when you say ' I occasionally need to remove the write permissions', whom is the 'I', is this the Administrator ?
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> I am fairly sure your problem is a misconfiguration of smb.conf, for a start have a look here:
> To change directory settings, your users and groups need to be known to the underlying Unix OS and have the required permissions to alter the settings.
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