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Old 07-22-2011, 03:33 PM   #1
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pls Help Me about file and folder permission on samba

Dear All,

i need help for giving permission (acl) on samba. i would like to giving permission like this on a folder :

owner:full access

for example the owner is jon, group is manager

i used : chown jon:manager myfolder/ -vR, then chmod 750 myfolder -vR, it work find. but when i created a new file/folder under myfolder the permission became like this :

jon:jon newfolder, i want is jon:manager newfolder.

i try to set on smb.conf
inherit permission = yes

but still doesn't work

please help me with this.

thx a lot
Old 07-22-2011, 05:12 PM   #2
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Hi there,

Welcome to LQ!!!

That is because you need to set gid bit on the folder. Set the permission on myfolder as:
chmod 2750 -vR /myfolder
and this will work the way you want.
Old 08-01-2011, 09:42 AM   #3
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thx a lot for your, i'll try it...


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