Too many ACE entries for file (ACL)

Jeremy Allison jra at
Tue Nov 25 18:12:55 GMT 2003

On Tue, Nov 25, 2003 at 03:08:18PM +0100, Raphaël Berghmans wrote:
> Hi,
> What could be the reason of this message :
> convert_canon_ace_to_posix_perms: Too many ACE entries for file
> test/file to convert to posix perms.
> with the following command :
> smbcacls -S ACL:user:ALLOWED/0/READ -U Administrator //
> /test/file

Looks like you're trying to set an ACL on a filesystem that doesn't
support them or to an smbd that didn't have ACL support compiled in.


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