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Lion Server Windows File Share Permissions

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Jul 23, 2012 6:48 AM

I am running the current version of Lion Server on a Mac Mini Server. The problem I am having is that I have two Windows users that share files and every file they create is read only to the other user. Both users are in the same groups. I have to apply permissions to enclosed folders every day (sometimes multiple times a day) when they need to get access to the other file. I am pulling my hair out and about to switch to a Linux server but know the Macs rule....





Mac mini, Mac OS X (10.7.4), Server
  • bfdulock Level 1 Level 1 (135 points)
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    Jul 23, 2012 7:01 AM (in response to no1tmorrow)

    Try enabling ACLs for SMB.  This article tells how:




    I don't know why ACLs are not already on by default.

  • bfdulock Level 1 Level 1 (135 points)
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    Jul 23, 2012 9:16 AM (in response to no1tmorrow)

    According to the Apple article you need to set the ACLs *after* enabling them.

  • Macpro Consulting Calculating status...
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    Dec 12, 2012 3:42 PM (in response to no1tmorrow)

    no1tmorrow have you solved this yet?


    I've been having the issue at 2 clients since day one of the install.

    Client 1 - running Lion Server with mix of Lion clients and Windows 7 Home Edition.  On Windows if I create a file in Word, save it to the share, it shows as rw for owner.  No one else has any access.  The share is set to rw for everyone.  Makes absolutley no sense!


    Client 2 - running Mountain Lion Server mix of 10.5 - 10.8 clients.  No Windows.  Group is set to rw on the share.  All users are in that group.  User A copies a file to the share.  User B, C and D can only read it.  Again.  Makes no sense.  I had the same permissions setup on the G5 Xserve for SEVEN YEARS without issues on 10.4 Server.


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