[CentOS] question about shared samba directory file permissions..

Mon May 22 21:16:27 UTC 2017
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Gordon Messmer wrote:
> On 05/22/2017 12:57 PM, Jason Welsh wrote:
>> im trying to set up a shared samba directory for users to use on
>> centos 7, but whenever I create a file from the samba client to the
>> samba server,
>> the owner of the file ends up being the user the share is mounted up
>> as..
> That's how SMB works.  Connections are user-oriented.  Everything done
> over a given connection is done as the user who authenticated the
> connection.
> You probably want NFS if you want to trust the client workstations to
> identify separate users.
Do the users have a Linux login? If so, you can add all of them to a
group, and give the group explicit access.