[Samba] Mapping subfolder of a samba share in Windows fails with access denied

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Tue Aug 22 11:54:13 UTC 2017

On Tue, 22 Aug 2017 13:21:31 +0200
Nicolas Zuber <n.zuber at physik.uni-stuttgart.de> wrote:

> > I take that the workgroup name should be 'PI5' instead of 'TEST'
> > Also you have 'vfs objects = acl_xattr' in [global], so you don't
> > need it in the shares. Both shares seem to be the same path, so why
> > two shares ?
> You are right, the workgroup name is 'PI5' and I will remove the
> duplicated 'acl_xattr'. The path is the same, because samba is
> directly accessing the gluster via gluster vfs without the fuse
> layer. As far as I understood the path in this configuration is
> relative to the gluster volume rather than to the local filesystem.
> Because I have two different gluster volumes (users and shares), I
> need two different shares.

OK, never having used a cluster, I was not aware of this.

> Until know I set the permissions of files and folders with a Windows
> client. For this I set the three parameters in the '[global]'
> configuration section
> vfs objects = acl_xattr
> map acl inherit = yes
> store dos attributes = yes
> as described in the samba wiki :
> https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Setting_up_a_Share_Using_Windows_ACLs
> What part of the configuration indicates the use of Posix ACLS?

        create mask = 0700
        directory mask = 0700

If you are using Windows ACLs, you should remove them.


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