[Samba] Standalone server and POSIX ACL issue

Yvan Masson yvan at masson-informatique.fr
Thu Jul 11 14:02:40 UTC 2019

Le 10/07/2019 à 14:50, Yvan Masson via samba a écrit :
> 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 
> compared
> 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.
So after a a few tests, it seems the issue only appears with guest 
account, whatever account is used for it. I submitted this bug report:

Thanks again for you help Rowland,

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