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  1. O

    Mail users permissions don't allow rsync task to a second FreeNAS

    Hi, this might be more of a basic UNIX*/POSIX basic understanding question, but please have mercy and shed some light on my issue ;-) Here's the situation : One mail server (MX1) has Maildir storage. It's /home is mounted with NFS on a first FreeNAS (NAS1), so all Maildirs are directly written...
  2. KazuyaDarklight

    Invisible SMB Files - Fixing/Copying ACLs

    TLDR; Last paragraph for what I'm asking. So I want some thoughts on this. We aren't entirely sure how the user caused this to happen but they are on a Mac so I'm inclined to at least partially blame that since, even though they've depricated in favor of SMB, its always the Macs that seem to...
  3. typhonragewind

    CHMOD now working

    Hello everyone! I'm still fairly new to freenas and UNIX systems in general, so please bear with me. I've recently tried to create some scripts for use in my jails but i found that i could not execute them (because I didn't have the permissions, as I found later). I tried to solve this by...
  4. C

    can't get permission right on mac OSX over samba share GRRR

    I have created pools, I share over samba, connect to the share via Finder cd through /Volumes. For every file I create I get permissions of "rwx" eg. echo "2" > t2.txt ls -l total 2048 -rwx------ 1 paul staff 2 Jul 23 12:50 t2.txt Can anyone help?
  5. K

    Clone shared directories to FreeNAS, including ACLs

    Hi, we are trying to migrate all shared directories (each one has different ACLs) from a box to a new FreeNAS box. As they are too many and we also need to set the same ACLs, I was wondering if maybe is there some method to do that. For instance, let's say we have: \\ARES (including the...
  6. K

    getent passwd showing all users in AD but not shown in pools permissions

    Hi, I guess we have correctly joined our FreeNAS to our AD (getent passwd shows all users (more than 26000)) but in the pools permissions dropdowns they are not shown. Any idea about what may be happening? Thanks.
  7. maniyer

    FreeNAS 11.2-U4 - SSH: permission denied (publickey)

    I'm trying to setup SSH on my FreeNAS setup but no mater what I do, I cannot get a user to login. Root is the only user that connects successfully. All other users get the 'permission denied (publickey)'. I have tried everything from the following thread but I still can't get it to work...
  8. M

    Newbie permissions confusion

    Hey there everyone, I'm setting up a pair of FreeNAS Mini XL servers - one as a local Windows Network Share and one as an offsite mirror. I'm intending on syncing the two servers via SyncThing. In order for me to share a given directory directory over Samba I'm supposed to set up the...
  9. C

    Trouble With Permissions?

    Hi, so I've had my NAS for a while now. I've never had many issues with it and all the other ones ended up being my fault and I was able to fix them easily. Before, I had my NAS just connected to my PC via my router's LAN. Now I've set it back up and connected it to a switch, and set it back...
  10. N

    Problem with Deluge plugin

    Hello, newbie to FreeNAS here. So I have been trying to install Deluge by using the Plugins tab. I can get everything to work until it starts downloading. Then after a very short time, it stops downloading. I think its a problem with the write permission. But I do not know how to fix it... Hope...
  11. M

    Resilio Sync Group Permissions

    I've got Resilio Sync plugin installed, and i've added 2 mount points (both from different datasets). Getting the permissions right on freenas is frustrating beyond anything I can explain. I've been using freenas for like 8 years now and still want to break something every time I go to do...
  12. K

    Users and groups from Active Directory not shown in the pools permissions editor dropdowns

    Hello, I am trying to set permissions for some pools using users and groups from my company's Active Directory but I don't see them in the pools permissions editor dropdowns. It's strange because the FreeNAS seems to be correctly joined to the Active Directory. For instance, 'wbinfo -t' returns...
  13. K

    Set permissions on Samba shares using Active Directory

    Hi, for the first time, I recently installed FreeNAS latest version (11.2-U4) on a RAID for my company and it should share some Windows directories with permissions for users from two Active Directories. I already set FreeNAS for working with our Active Directories but I notice something...
  14. N

    I messed up permissions. Can I fix them?

    TLDR version: I messed up the permissions on my only volume. Is there any way to fix it without deleting and recreating the volume? My system's running FreeNAS 11.2, having upgraded in-place from 11.1. A few days/weeks ago I was notified that there was an update to 11.2.U4: I left it for a few...
  15. S

    Permissions on FreeNAS share "You need permission to perform this action"

    Hello. I installed the FreeNAS server and created the share. I mapped a drive to the share. When I try to copy files to the share or create folders I get the " You need permissions to perform this action". I check the box for Group / Write when editing the user but the option does not stick...
  16. heedthewarning

    Syncthing between 2 FreeNAS servers with file ownership via NFS on Ubuntu 18

    I have a home and an office FreeNAS setup with both upgraded to 11.2. I have successfully installed and set up Syncthing to sync both FreeNAS servers to each other. I have NFS sharing set up from my home and office Ubuntu 18 PCs where /etc/fstab have entries to automatically mount each shared...
  17. S

    New Update

    hello, apply the last update today, and the permissions on the users changed, and I can not change them, when I make a change and apply nothing happens
  18. N

    SMB Share - Access denied - FreeNAS 11.2-U2 & 11.2-U3

    Hello, I just freshly installed FreeNAS 11.2-U2 recently. I have configured two pools, one is mirrored and one is a Z2 pool. I then have configured some datasets on each pool, created groups and users and gave those groups permissions on those datasets (I left the setting "user" as root and...
  19. QuintenKnight7601

    What is permission 0777? and how do I fix it?

    I keep getting the error "[EFAULT] Exception: CallError:[EFAULT] pkg error: - pkg-static: /var/db/pkg permissions (0777) too lax Please check your network occured, destroyed plex." any time I try to install plex on freenas 11.2-U2.1 How do I fix this? I have been having problems with plex...
  20. Fire-Dragon-DoL

    SOLVED Backup Ubuntu to a FreeNAS Pool while preserving ACL, permissions and groups

    Hello, I have a laptop and would like to backup all my files on it while preserving permissions, ACLs and groups. Biggest (main) problem is that you need a 1-to-1 mapping of users/groups on FreeNAS, which is not possible for me (there are just so many users, I'd need a script to automate it)...
  21. C

    Cannot Install Any Plugins Permissions Error

    I am very new to FreeNAS and I have no idea if this error is because I messed something up or something else. Trying to install any plugin results in this error " [EFAULT] Exception: CallError:[EFAULT] pkg error: - pkg-static: /var/db/pkg permissions (0775) too lax Please check your network...
  22. L

    Need help clarifying SMB permissions

    Hey there, I just wanted to ask how to set up permissions (not how directly but what to set them to to get the outcome I want) I have a pool where each user has their home directory and I want only them to be able to access/modify/remove things within it. But I also want them all to be able...
  23. W

    FreeNAS stops recognizing me as a user over SMB.

    This has been ongoing for quite a while and it's incredibly annoying. Everything will be working fine for weeks, then for no apparent reason when I login over SMB like any other day it takes my credentials but instead of showing me the root share directory it shows me this: Why? I can assure...
  24. M

    Permissions wrong after upgrade

    I upgraded from FreeNAS-11.1-U4 to FreeNAS-11.2-U2.1 and now the permissions are wrong on one dataset. I have two datasets, configured exactly the same (as far as I can tell): NFS share --------- Maproot User: root Maproot Group: wheel Dataset Options --------------- Share Type: Unix...
  25. BlakeNagel07

    SOLVED 11.2-U2 Update Broke UNIX Permissions

    Seems like this last freenas update broke permissions. If i try to delete a file in a folder that im apart of the group of with full read/write permissions, i get error message saying i need permission from Server\*User Here of share* I haven't changed any of my permissions ever since i...
  26. F

    Permissions for User and Group

    Hi, I have a dataset with user and group both to be media. (The built in user and the group already available in FreeNas 11.2 stable). I installed transmission and setup the permissions by running these commands in the jail shell: pw useradd -n media -u 8675309 -d /nonexistent -s...
  27. M

    permissions on mounted files not working inside iocage jail? (11.2)

    I upgraded to 11.2 recently and created a new jail, to house a self-installed Plex instance. I gave it one mount, to a parent directory which internally has the folders set up as desired. FreeNas mount location: /mnt/OnePower/saidar (saidar is a child datastore of the root datastore OnePower)...
  28. K

    Set permissions for new dataset created from python script

    Hello, I have a python script that creates a dataset and a nfs share. It was really simple to implement based on basic Freenas python function but I also need to set default persmissions for this newly created dataset. Is there a way to do this from python like from the web interface under...
  29. valentone

    SMB shares permissions

    Why it has to be so difficult to properly set up a share on FreeNAS? Both on OMV and XPEnology it's as easy as checking a box :| I really want to use FreeNAS and this is the setup I'd like to achieve: X shares of this kind: every share of this group can be accessed (read/write) only by the...
  30. S

    User authentication + file access control in NextCloud plugin?

    I'm planning to allow some (non technical) family members to access files remotely, and perhaps to use cloud features in general, with the NextCloud plugin (on 11.2-RELEASE). But I don't fully understand the way that NextCloud plugin would handle user authentication and file access, so I don't...
  31. J

    SMB share access not syncing with domain

    Hello, I have the newest stable version of FreeNAS running with Active Directory services syncing to my Win Server 2012 R2 domain controller. I created a bunch of SMB shares which are accessable by everyone for read-only. When I add permissions for domain users (or any other group) to write to...
  32. laungst

    Verification that I didn't break or corrupt anything by recursively changing permissions mode

    specs: AMD A10-7860k, 16RAM, 8x8TB HDDs, FreeNAS-11.1-U2 I've been using freenas for ~3 years now with old hardware I had laying around and I've loved it so far- haven't had any issues I couldn't overcome through research on this forum and others like it until now. I have a mostly full ~50TB...
  33. M

    Permissions issue won't allow file deletion

    I am running the Plex plugin in Freenas. I recently set up the Plex DVR to record shows from my antenna/HDHomerun premium, however the files that are being created are not able to be deleted from my Windows machine. I have been Googling around for the last few days, and I think the issue is...
  34. itskando

    Windows permissions without Windows

    I run myfreeNAS webGUI off of macOS. I setup a dataset for media storage with Windows permissions such that I could make it into an authenticated CIFS/SMB share for easy drag/drop. /mnt/POOL/media/ Permissions: Windows User: root Group: public How do I modify specific permissions without...
  35. itskando

    SOLVED Which services should not be active simultaneously

    I believe I read somewhere that it is poor form to have certain services active simultaneously. It might have had to do with permissions, but the question isn't limited to that: Which services should not be simultaneously active, because they might conflict with each other? I think I plan...
  36. E

    Execute permissions NFS

    Hello, I am currently having some trouble when trying to execute a .sh in my VM which is located in my freenas dataset mounted with NFS. My dataset has UNIX permission type with 777 permissions with the root user set, and the sharing NFS has the maproot also with the root user. This is the...
  37. Jacob H. Weeks

    [11.2-RC1] iocage jails resetting on reboot

    I installed the Transmission plugin for downloading my favorite torrents. I set up Transmission with a mount point to the area that I store my downloads. I create a group in the jail that corresponds to the one I created that has write access to the downloads folder. I add this group to the user...
  38. L

    11.2-RC1 - Unable to change user settings in webui

    When editing a user within the FreeNAS WebUI, I am unable to change any user settings (permissions, groups, email address). I can make the visual changes, but the "save" button stays disabled upon any change. The only thing that does enable the "save" button is changing the password. This issue...
  39. eexodus

    Issues with SMB and inheritance

    FreeNAS 11.1-U6 and Windows Server 2016 user1: a user who owns the file share file-admins: a group my domain admin account is a member of share-group: a group who uses the file share user2: a member of share-group who needs their own private folder I have a SMB share setup like...
  40. A

    Permissions issue with Sickrage/sickchill

    I had sickrage working fine then it blew up on an update so I rebuilt the jail using sickchill and am in the process of setting it back up. I'm getting permission denied errors when it tries to write to the volume that has my shows. I'm trying to use the "group method (#3)" as defined here...
  41. F

    Plex Plugin: Not finding all media

    Hi I recently set up my first FreeNas machine. Everything is working as I wanted it to, except for the Plex plugin. I have a folder full of movies (a few thousand, some in subfolders). The Plex Server is running and I can play stuff from it, but the majority of the content is missing...
  42. P

    11.2-BETA Plugin Uncertainties

    Hello I was eager to try out 11.2 betas but was a bit miffed by Sonarr being broken in BETA2 and TTRSS not working in BETA3. I have a whole bunch of random questions regarding plugins and permissions. In 11.1 I ran everything in jails and skipped the built-in extensions. Should I create...
  43. L

    SOLVED Single share with different folder views depending on the user

    Hello, I imagine this question has been asked before but I haven't figure out what the search term is to find the post. This seems like such a common use case that I must be missing a term/name for this. I'm trying to do this without being forced to have a windows server for ACL Can FreeNAS be...
  44. samshoun

    Plex iocage Write Permission Issue

    So my plexpass iocage jail is unable to write although the fstab entry indicates it should be able to. iocage fstab -a plex /mnt/MediaVolume/Media /mnt/media nullfs rw 0 0 This is what was entered when the jail was created and what the fstab listing depicts. The plex jail is unable to...
  45. geonull

    Permissions for plugin jails?

    How do you give your plugin jails permissions to storage? Not trying anything fancy -- out-of-the-box-GUI FN11 warden jail w/NC10 (via plugin). /mnt/tank/music is setup in a NC jail storage to /media/music and NC has local storage setup so the music folder mounts /media/music. Yet, when I...
  46. W

    Can't delete existing files; permissions lost or volume locked.

    I am new to managing a FreeNAS system. I inherited a home made server. It has 8 Tb of storage, 8 Gb of ram, running version 8.03 FreeNAS. It is connected to and accessed through a 2013 iMac, running Sierra. I connect as Guest. I was moving some files around, not paying careful attention ...
  47. K

    permission to execute poweroff with user other than root

    Hello guys, with FN 9.x I was able to execute a ssh command (passwordless ssh) from another machine which would login to FN and execute a poweroff. To obtain this, I needed to make this script run at every boot on FN side: echo "userxxx ALL=(ALL) NOPASSWD: /sbin/shutdown" >>...
  48. S

    Exposing a directory tree from a dataset safely and fully, within a jail

    This question has three aspects, because I can't expose a directory in a jail without also checking symlink security and jail users/groups' security, to make sure that these common functions aren't left in a state that lets a user escape the jail. Q.1 - exposing a path fully: I want to expose...
  49. E

    Intermittent FreeNAS/Samba/Windows domain permissions issues

    Hi all, I'm at my wit's end with this. For quite a while we've had issues with FreeNAS/Samba serving SMB/CIFS shares to our users. Issues are intermittent and usually manifest with "permissions issues"/"access denied". This is only with certain shares. I haven't found much rhyme or reason to...
  50. B

    Quick way to get octal permissions of files

    Hey guys! I was just wondering on the correct syntax to display octal permissions of files on FreeNAS 11. Currently on my Ubuntu server, I use: stat -c "%a %n" * But it returns an error complaining about the "-c" arg. Looking at the stat manpage: "-c --format=FORMAT use the specified...
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