[Samba] Samba 4.6.4 and Excel 2016 access denied if no Group mode permission

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Wed Feb 14 16:24:15 UTC 2018

On Wed, 14 Feb 2018 15:43:38 +0000
"Walker, Jason M (JSC-CD42)[Leidos Innovations Corporation]"
<jason.m.walker at nasa.gov> wrote:

> >What are you actually using for authentication ?
> We are using Quest Authentication Services (formerly Vintela
> Authentication Services), which is a Kerberos/LDAP/Active Directory
> client for UNIX & Linux.  Authentication and Identity Mapping appears
> to work correctly, I can log on and see my uid/gid/correct groups
> list with SSH and group-based access for files and directories
> appears to work correctly through Samba.

If you are not using winbind then your problem very probably lies with
the Quest product, can I suggest you ask them if this is causing your


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