[Samba] Files suddenly go readonly

Greg Dickie greg at justaguy.ca
Thu Jan 19 19:14:10 UTC 2023

OK, really appreciate your time for considering it. I did broach the
subject of upgrading the server to a more palatable OS and that seems to
have been received well. I'll try to accelerate the migration away from NIS
as well.

Thanks again,

On Thu, Jan 19, 2023 at 1:29 PM Rowland Penny via samba <
samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

> On 19/01/2023 17:33, Greg Dickie wrote:
> > Halp?
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Greg
> >
> The problem is that you seem to be running a mish-mash of a system.
> Samba is using the uidNumber and gidNumber attributes it finds in AD for
> the users and groups. However there also seems to be NIS involved and
> with the best will in the world, the Samba user 'fred' will never be the
> same user as the NIS user 'fred'. It could be that the 'NIS' user is
> getting different permissions to the AD user.
> I do not feel that I can help further because I do not have access to
> your system (nor do I want it). The only further input that I can offer
> is, you need to use one authentication system and I think you know which.
> Rowland
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