Evaluating Windows Security Descriptors.

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Wed Dec 19 20:02:47 GMT 2007

On Wed, Dec 19, 2007 at 01:56:52PM -0600, Christopher R. Hertel wrote:
> A slightly (only slightly) less cynical version of the same response came to
> my mind when I first learned that they were doing things this way.  As it
> turns out, they've been doing this for a while and (much to my surprise) it
> has worked for them.

... until someone goes in and audits what they are doing

> The complex mapping schemes that try to translate Windows to Posix to
> Windows also have major pain points.  I'm not defending the decision here,
> it's just empirical--that's what they're doing and have been for a while.

Well, what's Samba all about? Mapping Windows to Posix. But
there are certain barriers that you just can NOT cross.

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