[Samba] vfs_recycle disables permissions inheritance on AD DC shares
s.arcus at open-t.co.uk
Mon Dec 2 16:24:35 UTC 2019
On 02/12/19 15:44, Rowland penny via samba wrote:
> On 02/12/2019 15:32, Sebastian Arcus via samba wrote:
>> On 02/12/19 15:10, Rowland penny via samba wrote:
>> Thank you for the quick reply. I should have mentioned that these DC's
>> are at at different sites. At each site there is only one Linux server
>> - hence why the DC is also the file server.
> Bad move, I would add a Unix domain member at each site, even if it is
> in a VM, by the way, are you using 'sites' ?
I'm not sure what do you mean by 'sites'. They are a number of different
physical sites, but they are independent small lan's, with no connection
to each other, if that is the question? I have seen the advice in the
wiki against using the DC as a file sharing server, but I am not clear
as to why exactly that is a bad idea - and the wiki doesn't go into much
detail. The servers certainly have performed very well for the past 3
years or so. These are small networks, with around 10 clients each.
>> I'm afraid I'm not sufficiently familiar with vfs objects and how they
>> work - I only used the configuration above based on the recommended
>> configs in the wiki. Are you saying above that I could have configured
>> the vfs recycle without using the "vfs objects = recycle" line - that
>> it isn't actually necessary in order to activate the recycle bin?
> No, I am saying that you have turned off the default vfs objects by just
> specifying one.
> You should have 'vfs objects = dfs_samba4 acl_xattr recycle'
Thank you very much for this - now it is working. This lack of
permissions inheritance issue has been plaguing me for months - it is
very useful to finally find what has been causing it. Would it be a good
idea to add the information above somewhere in the wiki, in case others
will face the same issue at some point?
Again, thank you for the quick replies.
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