How does Samba support ACL and Xattr

James Peach jorgar at
Mon Sep 1 04:00:42 GMT 2008

2008/8/31 lipson <kevin.lisong at>:
> Hi all,
>       I was wondering how does samba support ACL and xattr.


> Is there any
> particular parameter needed in shared configuration of smb.conf ?  Or any
> parameter needed on Linux mount point ?

I think the server defaults will be correct on Linux. Not sure about
what the Linux clients support.

>      What I expected is that I setup a samba server remotely. And then I
> tried to mount the remote shared directory on Linux agent. Finally the xattr
> and ACL related operations are supported on mount point.
>      Anybody has an idea ?  A detailed illustration would be appreciated.
> Thanks a lot!
> Best Regards
> Lipson
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