The Samba-Bugzilla – Bug 1197
"force group" directive group
Last modified: 2005-11-14 09:28:51 UTC
When you have a share like
path = /var/something/%g
force group = +admin
And let´s suppose you have a user "user" with primary group "users" which
doesn´t belong to group admin.
When this user accesses this share, it will put him in the
He will be able to create files, and these files will belong to group "users",
The main problem is the %g on the path
The way that you describe it, this would appear to be by design.
Are you saying that Samba 2.2 behaved differntly ?
Also, please see the patch in BUG 417 and test that to see if to
changes the bahvior.
no response. Closing.