View Full Version : Read Only Permissions Error

Mar 22, 2011, 09:24 PM
Hi Guys

I have a major problem with file saving permissions

Current setup:
- 5 imac (10.6)
- 1 mac book pro (10.6)
- mac xserver
- Direct attached Raid Array

When user "A" creates new files and folders to the shared drive on the raid array it automatically defaults to read only for all other users, and any time they try to add/delete/create files or folders in the fold user "A" created they get a permissions error. Therefor everybody else cannot edit the files

E.g. user A and user B quite often work on documents together and when user A stores it in the folder user A created then user B can only read it

has anybody come across this error before?

also i have tried changing permissions in get info as it defaults to read only soon as i change it to read and write and close the get info box it reverts back to read only ( the permissions group in called everybody)

Any help would be much appreciated :)

Mar 25, 2011, 07:07 AM
You using AFP? Are you using ACLs on OS X Serve to control the permissions? You might need to verify the settings under your sharepoints section of OS X server (been a while since I used it) but I have had trouble similar to what you're saying before because of ACL and UNIX persmissions conflicting.

Mar 27, 2011, 06:03 PM

Yes were using AFP and no were using the POSIX on OSX on the volumes

but once your in the share points permissions there mixed both with ACL and POSIX could this be an issue?

(not sure if this helps) also we have to main groups and both users that are having the issue are in both groups "group a" is under ACL and "group b" is under POSIX could they be conflicting in any way? and all permissions are read and write

hope this helps!?