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Old 03-07-2017, 09:35 AM   #1
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Stickybit enabled Directory modification


I enabled the stickybit for a folder on a samba share, so only the owner of the folder could delete its content, but the other users could access and modify the files. My problem is that all users can access the mentioned folder , but they can t modify the excels .xlsx files. For regular .txt files the stickybit rule works perfectly, users can modify, but can t delete the files.

Any insight what could be the problem ?

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I'd look at the full ownership, group, and permissions for the xlsx vs. txt files and see if there is a difference.
Old 03-08-2017, 03:52 AM   #3
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The permissions are set correctly as wide as possible 1777 on folder, and 777 on the documents (for testing purposes ). I m trying to force the sticky to restrict access to certain folders for non group members, and to prevent accidental file deletion , for which they need write access.

Could somebody reproduce this scenario to confirm the problem ? For .xlsx files.

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