How To Force User/Group Ownership Of Files On A Samba Share (Doc ID 1635423.1)

Last updated on MARCH 19, 2014

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Enterprise Linux 4.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

You have a disk directory shared among Linux and Microsoft Windows clients. Multiple users need access to this directory share, but when files are created or modified from the Linux clients the Linux file permissions are applied making it difficult or impossible for the Windows clients to access these files.

You would like to share these disk resources in a homogeneous fashion.

Solution

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