[Samba] Samba4 and file permissions

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Tue Dec 20 09:08:26 UTC 2016

On Tue, 20 Dec 2016 08:34:44 +0000
Stefano Martini <S.Martini at ifinet.it> wrote:

> Thanks Rowland for your reply.
> The samba server is not used to handle a real domain. 

So you set up an AD DC and then claim you are not handling a real
domain, would you like to examine your statement for inconsistencies ;-)

>It is used by
> an application to interact with the CheckPoint Identity Awareness. So
> no Windows clients are joined to the domain and no users have to
> logon. As the Linux server running Samba is also a standard linux
> server with other running services I wanted to export some directory
> to other linux and windows systems that are not in the Samba domain.
> I wanted to export the linux home directory of each user in a way
> that each user could work on his home from remote hosts.

From the sound of it, you would probably be better off setting up a
standalone server.


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