Using linux trustee 2.8 rights in samba

Gerald Carter jerry at
Fri May 31 08:04:02 GMT 2002

On Fri, 31 May 2002, Nieminen, Jooel wrote:

> I'm using samba I installed from the RPM package made for RH7.2 on
> fileserver and it works allright. So does winbind. but then I came up
> problems with file security and patched my kernel with trustee 2.8
> package.
> well, trustee works fine, but samba does not care about it. as in
> security tab on windows I can see unix rights.

Did you recompile Samba to include --with-acl-support?
> the question, what is they to go with this? I've asked elsewhere and ppl
> are saying that it shouldn't do that, but no answers to the problem.
> as an example, I have file which is in unix rights marked as read-only
> for all, but with trustee's aclfs are unix file security overwritten and
> given full rights. when logged on trough console as me rm does not ask
> nothing, it just deletes the file. samba is different, it reads itself
> the file security and sais access denied.
> I'm getting mad with this and have no clue which way to go, do you,
> anybody?

I'm not familar with that package, but you may need to write
a mapping backend from Samba's internal POSIX acl representation
to the trustee aclfs model.  This is how it works for Solaris ACLs
and Linux's POSIX ACL support.

cheers, jerry
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