[Samba] Samba4 and "inherit permissions ="

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Fri May 5 11:01:23 UTC 2017

On Fri, 5 May 2017 11:21:14 +0100
Sebastian Arcus via samba <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

> After a decent amount of online searches, I am a little bit lost on
> the subject of Samba4 in AD mode and ACL's. Could anybody help with
> the following please:
> 1. Is it correct that my default ACL's are being ignored (new files 
> created don't follow the default ACL's permissions of the parent
> folder) because "inherit permissions = " is set to No by default in
> smb.conf?
> 2. Is "inherit permissions = " still a valid option in smb.conf for 
> Samba4 in AD mode, or has it been deprecated?
> 3. Does "inherit permissions = " have the same effect as clicking 
> "Enable inheritance" button on the Windows side in the share settings?

If you are using an AD DC as a fileserver, you do not add anything to
the share other than the path and read only mode, you need to set the
ACLs from windows, see here:



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