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Old 02-12-2009, 02:41 AM   #1
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Unhappy Samba on RHEL4: Windows users unable to rename or delete files

Hi all,

I've recently upgraded our RHEL4 server to samba-3.0.28-0.el4.9 (minor update) and ever since Windows users (Vista and XP) have been unable to rename or delete files on some shares.

Users *can* still create new files and edit those files where they have appropriate permissions.

Mac users are able to create, rename, edit and delete files and folders as expected.

Any ideas?

smb.conf extracts

        workgroup = ADS
        realm = ADS.SITE.COM
        netbios aliases = WEBQA
        server string = QA Webserver
        security = ADS
        password server =
        username map = /etc/samba/smbusers
        log file = /var/log/samba/%I.log
        max log size = 50
        socket options = TCP_NODELAY SO_RCVBUF=8192 SO_SNDBUF=8192
        printcap name = /etc/printcap
        add machine script = /usr/sbin/useradd -d /var/lib/nobody -g 100 -s /bin/false -M %u
        dns proxy = No
        ldap ssl = no
        idmap uid = 16777216-33554431
        idmap gid = 16777216-33554431
        profile acls = Yes
        cups options = raw
        unix extensions = no

        comment = IT Services
        path = /web/vhosts/
        valid users = @group
        write list = @group
        force group = group
        read only = yes
        create mask = 0775
        directory mask = 0775

Last edited by seanys; 02-12-2009 at 02:44 AM.
Old 02-13-2009, 03:41 AM   #2
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Update: It seems that Window's users are only allowed to rename/delete in folders where they are owners despite being members of the owning group.

What's going wrong?



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