Command Line Tool to set Share ACLs

Guenther Deschner gd at
Wed Jun 22 16:48:47 GMT 2005

On Wed, Jun 22, 2005 at 10:41:34AM -0500, Gerald (Jerry) Carter wrote:
> John H Terpstra wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > One of the technical reviewers for the HOWTO has asked 
> > that we document how to  set ACLs on shares and printers
> > using a command-line tool. He knows it can be
> > done through the MMC or through the NT4 Dom User Mgr, 
> > but believes that this  is an inadequate answer.
> I don't think we have any tools to do that right now.

What about extending smbcacls to do that? It has at least a known format of
setting acls. That would be quite easy.

I would even volunteer for that.


Günther Deschner                    GPG-ID: 8EE11688
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