[Samba] Resetting permissions on transferred files

Piers Kittel piers at centrefordeaf.org.uk
Thu Mar 21 15:17:03 UTC 2019

> That explains it a bit further, Samba (and Windows) uses the SID to 
> identify the domain, so user 'kit' with the SID-RID of 
> S-1-5-21-3690213834-1721161859-1610588051-1116 isn't the same user as 
> 'kit' with the SID-RID of 
> S-1-5-21-456595659-2484967225-2845901235-1104 That is from a Windows 
> perspective, how Unix treats them depends on how you are using Samba, 
> so I think it is time we saw your smb.conf, so please post it. Rowland

Thanks for this.

# Global parameters
         netbios name = DOMAIN-AD
         realm = DOMAIN2.INTRANET
         workgroup = DOMAIN2
         dns forwarder =
         server role = active directory domain controller

         path = /var/lib/samba/sysvol/domain.intranet/scripts
         read only = No

         path = /var/lib/samba/sysvol
         read only = No

         path = /home/samba/Profiles
         read only = no
         veto files = /*sync*/

         path = /home/samba/users
         read only = no

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