question about SAMBA shared directory and file permissions
peter at circlesquared.com
Sat Apr 17 00:57:53 PDT 2004
freebsd.org at carmoda.com wrote:
> i have been having problems with a SAMBA shared directory and user
> permissions. My smb.conf file is simple and allows for members of
> 'wwwdev' access the directory, and they can when i test it, but we get
> all kinds of problems with the permissions on various files and
It would help if you said exactly what those problems are.
> comment = Virtual Web Servers HTTP dirs
> path = /usr/wwwdev
> create mode = 0765
> valid users = @wwwdev
You might also need to set the directory mode on the share.
> i assume this is a ownership issue on the unix file system side,
> although i have opened up the permissions to 'pants down in public'
> level ....
So, what is the problem? Do these permissions and/or the file ownerships
get altered when accessed by a Windows client?
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