Windows File Permissions
RDKath at Roushind.com
Fri Jul 15 15:46:02 GMT 2005
I have recently designed a backup strategy for my company built around RSYNC. The strategy appears sound for NetWare NSS data and Linux/Unix data as the filesystem permissions are maintained (though some hackery is required for NetWare).
However, recently a large amount of Windows data has been added to the project raising concerns about filesystem rights. The windows data is archived on NetApp filers running DataOnTap 7 with NTFS security mode. The filers are presented to clients as NAS, and I can mount these volumes with the samba client mount -t smbfs (what about CIFS?).
So to the real question! Is there a way to view and preserve the windows filesystem rights with RSYNC? I am pretty sure I am not able to view them in the present mount statement as winbindd does not run with samba-client and getfacl does not show extended ACL's matching windows rights.
Thank you for any insight anyone has.
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