[Samba] Creating my 1st file server

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Sun Nov 27 08:39:26 UTC 2016

On Sun, 27 Nov 2016 15:38:22 +1100
Henry via samba <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

> I now have my DC working and member server working.
> I am using this guide to create a file server with Windows ACLs:
> https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Shares_with_Windows_ACLs
> I am unsure of this section of the guide:
> https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Shares_with_Windows_ACLs#Enable_extended_ACL_support_in_smb.conf
> The following is only required on Domain Members and not on Domain
> Controllers, where this setting is hard coded enabled.
> Add the following to your [global] section of your smb.conf:
>        vfs objects = acl_xattr
>        map acl inherit = yes
>        store dos attributes = yes
> I am setting up a domain member but I have no idea if this setting is
> hard coded enabled or not. Do I need these lines in my smb.conf file?

Does this make it easier to understand:

'Only add The following lines to a Domain Member. Do not add them to a
Domain Controller, they are already set in its code.'

In case it doesn't, you only use the lines on a domain member, never on
a DC


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