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Old 05-16-2008, 12:01 PM   #1
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[samba] one share inside of another (force group)

I have some nasty problem and i cannot figure it out. There are 3 places (all of them have its own section in smb.conf):
/home/shares/development (force group = dev)
/home/shares/management (force group = man)
Then, there some links:

When i connect to the share (/home/shares/development) directly, "force group" works perfectly. However, when I connect to the share (/home/shares/company) and go to the "development" using the link, "force group" doesn't work. I tried "iherit permissions=no" and "inherit group=no", but it doesn't work either. What should i do?
Old 05-16-2008, 01:45 PM   #2
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that's a good example of why it's worth the effort making these things right on the file system level.

this may help:

chgrp -R dev /home/shares/development
chmod -R g+s /home/shares/development
setfacl -R -d -m g::rwx /home/shares/development
setfacl -R -m g::rwx /home/shares/development

chgrp -R man /home/shares/management
chmod -R g+s /home/shares/management
setfacl -R -d -m g::rwx /home/shares/management
setfacl -R -m g::rwx /home/shares/management
the setfacl part requires "acl" as a mount option of your filesystem and is just for ensuring files get created "rw-rw----" for sure. the "force group" should be done by chmod g+s.
Old 05-16-2008, 01:53 PM   #3
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thank you very much!


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