File ownership being changed to root:wheel ownership after
copying to samba server
troy at twisted.net
Tue Dec 28 05:25:52 UTC 2010
I figured it out from your hints. I had
admin users = foo, bar
and then in my username-map I had
and that magically made it become root.
To fix it, I removed foo and only left
admin users = bar
On 12/27/2010 9:10 PM, Micheas Herman wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 27, 2010 at 2:45 PM, Troy<troy at twisted.net> wrote:
>> A very strange problem just started happening with Samba after I upgraded to
>> version samba34-3.4.9 on FreeBSD 8.0-STABLE.
>> Let's say my username is foobar. I copy a file named To Fix.txt from a
>> windows desktop machine to a samba share.
>> In the log it shows the following:
>> [2010/10/28 00:53:16, 2] lib/access.c:406(check_access)
>> Allowed connection from 172.16.0.5 (172.16.0.5)
>> [2010/10/28 00:53:24, 2] smbd/open.c:580(open_file)
>> foobar opened file Working/To Fix.txt read=Yes write=Yes (numopen=2)
>> [2010/10/28 00:53:24, 2] smbd/close.c:612(close_normal_file)
>> foobar closed file Working/To Fix.txt (numopen=1) NT_STATUS_OK
>> Then when I look at the owner:group of the file that was just copied it
>> -rwxr-xr-x 1 root wheel 1422 Oct 27 16:07 To Fix.txt*
>> I cannot figure out why the file is owned by root:wheel when it should be
>> No sticky bit is set on the directory and the parent directory permissions
>> are owned by the user foobar:wheel
>> drwxr-xr-x 6 foobar wheel 512 Oct 28 00:53 Working/
>> This is only happening when I copy over files using Samba. Anyone have any
> It looks like foobar is being mapped to root. There are several ways
> that this can happen.
> My first suspect would be that force user = root has been put in the
> smb.conf file by a gui, and the change only took place after the
> restarting of samba. (only because this happened to me once.)
> My second suspect, (which is more likely) would be that smbpasswd was
> munged during the upgrade.
> A third possibility is that the user shows up as
> admin users = foobar, admin, troy
> For more useful help, the entire smb.conf file would probably need to be known.
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