command line share management tool

Nigel Williams nigel at
Sat Jan 12 20:21:05 GMT 2002

Thanks Andrew,  I will have a look at that.

I took a quick look at the NT net command and there doesn't appear to be any
ACL modification functionality there.  Is the idea to mirror the NT net
command? Will smbcacls be moving there?


> -----Original Message-----
> From: abartlet at [mailto:abartlet at]
> Sent: 12 January 2002 18:58
> To: Nigel Williams
> Cc: samba-technical at
> Subject: Re: command line share management tool
> Nigel Williams wrote:
> >
> > I have recently written the additional code required to allow
> command line
> > share management. i.e. enum/add/delete/modify share entries including
> > permissioning.  I'd like some feedback on what form a share
> management tool
> > should take.  Are people happy to use a combination of rpcclient and
> > smbcacls for this or should a separate share management tool be written.
> > How much interest would there be in such a tool?
> This (quite interesitng IMHO) functionality should be added to the new
> 'net' command in HEAD.  This is where we are gathering all our client
> 'utility' code in a hope that it will be easier to maintian than 50 *
> smb___ tools. :-).
> If you need any help intergrating into the new structure (your commands
> will probably end up under 'net rpc' - source/utils/net_rpc.c) just give
> me a yell!
> Andrew Bartlett
> --
> Andrew Bartlett                                 abartlet at
> Manager, Authentication Subsystems, Samba Team  abartlet at
> Student Network Administrator, Hawker College   abartlet at

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