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Old 03-14-2004, 10:50 AM   #1
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samba rights/security?

I have a little problem.

I have a samba share of which i want some specific people to be able to read/write/execute. those people i have included in the group "share"
now it works fine to copy things into a directory with the rights 575 (where share is the group). but when it comes to the files itselves it seems like the rights goes after the ownership-rights and not by the group rights. and it doesnt matter who the owner is! the owner can be root, it doesnt matter, if the rights are 7?? you are able to delete the file.

Does anyone know a way to fix this? can it be something wrong in my config or something? it seems strange since it works nicely with the directories

my samba config for the specific share looks like this:

comment = allt
guest ok = yes
writable = yes
path = /share
#security mask = 0755
create mask = 0555
directory mask = 0777

thanks in advance.
Old 03-14-2004, 11:38 AM   #2
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You can try changing the attributes to the files/directories, etc. man chattr for more details. You can set the files up to be writable but not able to be deleted, etc.
Old 03-14-2004, 12:31 PM   #3
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yes, i have been playing with that thought. but it doesnt quite do what i am looking for. all i want is that the samba goes after the proper rights the user and the users group belongings has and not automatically goes after the owner-rights. it must be some easy solution, but i just can't find it.
it just feels so basic, no other suggestion?
Old 03-21-2004, 02:46 AM   #4
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hi emanon

i am looking with the same scenario now

could you please tell me how you sorted out that issue.
Old 03-21-2004, 08:20 AM   #5
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Heh, I didn't. i am still standing clueless. no one who seemed to be able to help here, unfortunately


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