[Samba] Standalone server and POSIX ACL issue

Yvan Masson yvan at masson-informatique.fr
Wed Jul 10 12:50:41 UTC 2019

Le 10/07/2019 à 14:28, Rowland penny via samba a écrit :
> On 10/07/2019 13:16, Yvan Masson via samba wrote:
>> Le 10/07/2019 à 12:33, Rowland penny via samba a écrit :
>>> On 10/07/2019 10:37, Yvan Masson via samba wrote:
>>>> OK thanks. However I still want to clarify what is wrong with my 
>>>> original setup, where "Partage" directory is shared on a standalone 
>>>> Samba 4.9.5 server:
>>>> /home/yvan/Partage/
>>>> ├── Consultation/
>>>> └── Echange/
>>> I repeat, set up two separate shares, this has come up before and 
>>> this is the fix.
>>> Rowland
>> Sorry I am not sure to understand: is it only an advice or is my
>> configuration impossible? In the latter case, why wouldn't this be
>> possible? (I believe it is possible using a Windows srver, at least when
>> there is no guest user involved)
>> Thanks,
>> Yvan
> I will say it slower then ;-)
> this topic has been raised before.
> Users do not get the expected permissions in a sub directory of a share
> The 'fix' is to create two shares, one for the main directory and one 
> for the sub directory (though I would tend to move the sub directory to 
> its own directory).
> The reason is inheritance I believe
> Rowland
Thanks for your clarification. This is a possibly important limitation 
to Windows server (obviously on the other side it helps maintaining 
clean access rights…). I think this should be written in the wiki: if 
nobody wants/can do it, I can try and then ask for verification.

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