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Re: Question about "rexec"
Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
Never said I was using Samba. Why did you assume that? /us is a mount of
//<server>/<share> but <server> is a Windows 2000 Server box. There is
no Samba involved.
Or you could just look at the FAQ:All that this says is to insure that you have ntsec set. I have it set.
Why doesn't chmod work?
chmod still doesn't work! BTW I'm on Windows XP and use NTFS. My home
directory is on the server (/us is a mount of //<server>/<share>).
For Samba shares you need to have 'smbntsec' set -- 'ntsec' only affects
local drives (and the ability to set user/group ids correctly, so you
still need that set). Also make sure your /etc/passwd and /etc/group are
up to date. I've found that I actually had to create a fake group in
/etc/group and set it as my primary to be able to access a Samba share
mapped from DFS on AIX. *sigh*
Yes my passwd and group files are up to date (they are symlinks to
global passwd and group files that I maintain).
In the Permission Entry dialog box (under Security: Advanced) I see
things like Read Attributes, Read Extended Attributes, Take Ownership.
What do these relate to WRT Unix permissions?
P.S. It would still be nice if somebody who really knew the algorithm
could explain Windows permissions and how they are mapped to Unix mode bits!
I believe <http://cygwin.com/cygwin-ug-net/ntsec.html#NTSEC-FILES> does an
adequate job of this...
I also see things like "Create Files / Write Data" and "Create Folders /
Append Data". Now if we equate "Create Files / Write Data" to +w I guess
that would make sense. However what if I allowed "Create Folders /
Append Data" but didn't allow "Create Files / Write Data"?!? I would
think, from a Windows perspective, that I could create a folder or open
a file for append access yet Cygwin would not show any +w on any of the
files. It's these sorts of things that still confuse me even after
reading the above reference.
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