Remove Linux file permissions, in windows

by xeet   Last Updated June 19, 2015 11:00 AM

I've set up a fileshare that I want my users to be able to read/write/delete to. The problem is that I'm able to list content and delete it, not read/write. Yes, this goes for several users.

The permissions look like this:

NTFS

No inheritance from parent folder.
Owner: Administrators
Full control: Authenticated users, Administrators

Share

Full control: Authenticated users, Administrators

I bet I missed something trivial. Could someone point me into the right direction?

Update: Now I only lack read/execute permissions after adding system, the group Users and creator owner to NTFS permissions settings (gave them full control).

It struck me that perhaps the problems is caused by some linux permissions? I copied all files from a linux smb share so the files still have linux perissions i guess, could that be it?

If so, how do I remove those?



Answers 3


If you are on a Domain, you might have better luck with the Domain Users group. Also, Windows will apply the most restrictive of the combined share and NTFS permissions, so you could also try granting Everyone full control on the share, and because the NTFS permissions are more restrictive they will take precedence.

Ben Pilbrow
Ben Pilbrow
January 22, 2011 19:10 PM

Check if you have the user right "Bypass Traverse Checking" disabled. A quick way to check this is to logon to the server where the share is located, and run gpedit.msc > Windows Settings > Security Settings > Local Policies > User Rights Assignment. This right is granted to Everyone by default.

If it were disabled, users would also need to have access to any parent folders of the share.

For more information:

Client, service, and program incompatibilities that may occur when you modify security settings and user rights assignments
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/823659

Greg Askew
Greg Askew
January 23, 2011 17:54 PM

This turned out to be an issue with the encryption windows applies. Removing the encryption solved the whole thing:/

xeet
xeet
June 19, 2015 08:39 AM

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