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> Subject: [Samba] Preventing Windows from changing file permissions
> From: av78us vaal <email@example.com>
> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Date: Saturday, 15/05/2010 4:28 AM
> Is there a way to configure samba such that Windows applications are
> not allowed to change file permissions for existing files in the
> I just want to be able to read and modify the files from Windows
> without affecting the file permissions inadvertently.
What changes are you seeing specifically, what app is doing it etc.
> 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
> Is this possible in samba.
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