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samba is not sharing according to file permission shares

example

-rwxrwx---   1 user1 everybody 130K Jun 17 11:47 notes1.pdf
-rwxrwx---+  1 user2  everybody  32K Jul 15 15:32 notes2.xls
-rwxrwx---+  1 user1 everybody  44K Jul 15 14:17 notes3.doc

everyone can access notes1
only user2 can access notes2
only user1 can access notes3

I am not exactly sure what that plus symbol means, but I suspect it is a part of the issue.

heres the samba config

[global]
        netbios name = FILE SERVER
        server string = FILE SERVER
        socket options = TCP_NODELAY
        unix password sync = yes
        workgroup = SERVER01
        os level = 20
        encrypt passwords = yes
        wins support = true
        domain master = yes
        map to guest = Bad User
        printcap name = /etc/printcap
        load printers = no
        printing =


[public]
        delete readonly = yes
        writeable = yes
        comment = public
        path = /sharedfolders/public
        force directory mode = 0770
        force group = everybody
        force create mode = 0770
        valid users = @everybody
        create mode = 0770
        directory mode = 0770

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by:savone
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The plus sign in Solaris and other UNIX systems means there is an ACL on the file.  
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by:savone
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Try getfacl notes.xls on the command line and see what you get.
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by:savone
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Sorry for the multiple posts:

man pages for getfacl and setfacl

GET:
http://pwet.fr/man/linux/commandes/getfacl

SET:
http://pwet.fr/man/linux/commandes/setfacl
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by:koffea
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this is what i get:

# file: notes2.xls
# owner: user2
# group: everybody
user::rwx
user:user3:rwx
group::---
mask::rwx
other::---

so it is not setting the acl correctly to allow the group?
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by:koffea
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so basically i have two options?

i could run the following command every 5 minutes:
setfacl -R -m g:everybody:rwx /sharedfolders/public/
 
or i could disable facl.  How do you disable facl?
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I am not well versed in ACLs, but I would assume you should be able to remove the ACL on the file and fix your problem.
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by:koffea
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savone got me on the right track by explaining what the + symbol was, but did not offer a complete solution.
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