[PATCH] security descriptor stuff for HEAD

ZINKEVICIUS,MATT (HP-Loveland,ex1) matt_zinkevicius at hp.com
Wed Jan 16 15:06:05 GMT 2002

Security Descriptor Definition Languange

I wrote a quick'n'dirty SDDL parser a while back that does SDDL
strings->Samba SEC_DESC's and back again. I've attached it in case somebody
is interested.

Matt Zinkevicius
Software Engineer
Network Storage Array Solutions

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tim Potter [mailto:tpot at samba.org]
> Sent: Wednesday, January 16, 2002 2:55 PM
> To: Nigel Williams
> Cc: Alexey Kotovich; samba-technical at lists.samba.org; 
> tridge at samba.org;
> abartlet at samba.org
> Subject: Re: [PATCH] security descriptor stuff for HEAD
> On Tue, Jan 15, 2002 at 01:29:18PM -0800, Nigel Williams wrote:
> > We need a concise external format for the sec desc and its 
> internals so that
> > we can convert to/from a text representation.  This text 
> representation can
> > then be used as input to smbcacls or other utilities.  I'd 
> prefer it if any
> > display function wrote its output to a string before 
> outputting on a stream.
> > The display function could then be paired with a parse 
> function to convert
> > the output back to an internal sec desc.
> Any ideas on a good text format?  It's a pretty complicated 
> data structure..
> I invented a semi-usable one in smbcacls but I'm sure there's a nicer
> way to do it.
> Tim.

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