[Bug 269627] [NEW] force group breaks share

Jacob Smith jsmith at argotecinc.com
Sat Sep 13 00:13:51 BST 2008

Public bug reported:

Binary package hint: samba

When you have 'force group = xxx' you receive "Network path not found"
error in a WinXP client trying to access share that contains the force
group directive.

Description:    Ubuntu 8.04.1  Release:        8.04
  Installed: 3.0.28a-1ubuntu4.5
  Candidate: 3.0.28a-1ubuntu4.5
  Version table:
 *** 3.0.28a-1ubuntu4.5 0
        500 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com hardy-updates/main Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status


using ldap backend

  comment = for testing only
  path = /path/to/test
  read only = no
  write list = +test
  force group = +test

directory test is 775 root.test

When I comment out force group I can connect from an XP client no

** Affects: samba (Ubuntu)
     Importance: Undecided
         Status: New

force group breaks share
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