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[Samba] Preventing Windows from changing file permissions

From: av78us vaal <av78us_at_nospam>
Date: Sat May 15 2010 - 11:30:54 GMT
To: samba@lists.samba.org

Hi,
Is there a way to configure samba such that Windows applications are not allowed to change file permissions for existing files in the share.
I just want to be able to read and modify the files from Windows without affecting the file permissions inadvertently. I do not care about any Windows side file attributes such as ACL.
I tried several things including parameters such as 'map archive = no', 'security mask = xxx' etc. Nothing seem to result in what exactly I want. This is surprising considering that my requirement is very simple.
Is this possible in samba.
thanks,Aneesh

      
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