[Samba] odd issue with permisions

Dan Egli dan at newideatest.site
Wed Oct 28 09:09:55 UTC 2020

On 10/28/2020 2:49 AM, Rowland penny via samba wrote:
> On 28/10/2020 08:00, Dan Egli via samba wrote:
>> It's been over 24 hours and no one has even touched this. I could really
>> use a bit of help. Yes, it works when I create the files/dirs in samba
>> because of the masks I set, but that's just a kludge. It shouldn't
>> matter that the GROUP permissions are if the USER permissions allow
>> access and the file is owned by the current user.
> Hi, no one on this list gets paid to help, you certainly haven't paid
> anyone for support, so you have no right to moan about not getting
> help within 24hrs.
> The problem is that it works for myself, but I am in a domain and may
> in fact be using the group as well, I would need to do more testing to
> see if this is the case, so it needs to go on my to-do list, which is
> lengthy.
> You are using a standalone server, so do your users exist as Unix and
> Samba users ?
> Rowland

Well excuse me! And to answer your question, the user dan exist in both
the /etc/passwd file and in samba's user database.

Dan Egli
On my Test server

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