Provided by: samba-vfs-modules_4.3.8+dfsg-0ubuntu1_amd64 bug


       vfs_worm - disallows writes for older file


       vfs objects = worm


       This VFS module is part of the samba(7) suite.

       The vfs_worm module controls the writability of files and folders depending on their
       change time and a adjustable grace period.

       If the change time of a file or directory is older than the specified grace period, the
       write access will be denied, independent of further access controls (e.g. by the

       In the case that the grace period is not exceed, the worm module will not impact any
       access controls.


       worm:grace_period = SECONDS
           Period in seconds which defines the time how long the write access should be handled
           by the normal access controls. After this grace period the file or directory becomes
           read only.


       Deny the write access to files and folders, which are older than five minutes (300

                vfs objects = worm
                worm:grace_period = 300


       This man page is correct for version 4.2 of the Samba suite.


       The original Samba software and related utilities were created by Andrew Tridgell. Samba
       is now developed by the Samba Team as an Open Source project similar to the way the Linux
       kernel is developed.