[Samba] Why did samba4 remove "force security mode" and "force directory security"?

Rowland penny rpenny at samba.org
Mon May 16 09:55:41 UTC 2016

On 16/05/16 10:13, Sense Zeng wrote:
> I just upgrade samba 3.6 to samba 4.3, folow the ubuntu 12.04 upgrade to
> 14.04. And I found out Samba 4 removed "force security mode" and "force
> directory security" from smb.conf. I don't understand why remove them,
> because I think they are irreplaceable.
> I need to keep some permission of the file or directory in the samba share
> and make sure them can't change by anyone even the file ownner. With "force
> security mode" and "force directory security" I can easy to do it. But in
> Samba 4 I can't use the same setting any more, and I can't find the instead
> setting in smb.conf.
> Could anyone tell me why "force security mode" and "force directory
> security" have been remove for Samba 4?

See here: https://bugzilla.samba.org/show_bug.cgi?id=9190


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