[OpenIndiana-discuss] CIFS sharing in a Windows Domain

Robbie Crash sardonic.smiles at gmail.com
Fri Sep 14 02:23:20 UTC 2012

I had a similar problem last year that had the same solution, I wrote a
post which goes into a bit more detail about it:

On Thu, Sep 13, 2012 at 8:45 PM, Gordon Ross <gordon.w.ross at gmail.com>wrote:

> On Wed, Sep 12, 2012 at 5:29 AM, Gabriele Bulfon <gbulfon at sonicle.com>
> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > when sharing a zfs filesystem inside a domain, I usually chmod 777 the
> base filesystem,
> > then the Windows Administsrator can start creating folders and giving
> permissions.
> > Maybe there is somtehing wrong with the way I do it, but the strange
> thing is that the base share
> > results available to Everyone, they can create folder, files, and these
> get only the permissions of this
> > user and just System. So, not even the Administrator can delete this
> files.
> > If I remember well, there is no way to change the permission of the base
> share (the zfs filesystem)
> > by the Administrator, but only subfolders inside it.
> > When sharing a zfs filesystem via CIFS, I'd like this base share to have
> just permission for the
> > Administrator, so that he can only create folders / files there, and
> then give permissions to others.
> > What's wrong?
> > Gabriele.
> Probably what's wrong is that "chmod 777" does not enable inheritance.
> Instead, I'd recommend:
>  chmod A=everyone@:rwxpdDaARWcCos:fd:allow /pool/fs-name
> which enables the file+directory inheritane bits.
> After you do that, connect with Windows and set the
> security the way you really want it to be.
> Also remember to set zfs aclmode and aclinherit to passthrough
> if you want ACL changes from unix to make sense to cifs clients.
> --
> Gordon Ross <gwr at nexenta.com>
> Nexenta Systems, Inc.  www.nexenta.com
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