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

Sense Zeng opaperjam at gmail.com
Tue May 17 01:05:59 UTC 2016

I setup a cron task to check and fix the permission. Thanks for all.

2016-05-16 23:53 GMT+08:00 Sketch <smblist at rednsx.org>:

> On Mon, 16 May 2016, Sense Zeng wrote:
> Thanks for reply. But I think "force security mode" and "force directory
>> security" are very very helpful. It's not necessary to remove them. Maybe
>> just a warning to the users remain that these parameters cost the acl
>> problem, they should use them carefully.
> You can still use "force create mode" and "force directory mode" to set
> the initial permissions, even though you can't prevent users from removing
> those permissions later.  I still use this on a setup that is solely using
> unix permissions to force SGID permissions on directories (and g+rw on
> files), I presume you are doing something similar.
> I guess the Samba team wants you to use Windows ACLs for advanced
> permissions management.

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