samba 3.3.x and SMB RAW-ACLs

Jeremy Allison jra at
Mon Feb 23 14:29:59 MST 2009

On Mon, Feb 23, 2009 at 09:55:45AM -0500, yaberger at wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm having some issues with the SMB RAW-ACLs in the 3.3.x tree and my 
> filesystem (IBM DFS).
> The original commit that seems to bring the problem (most likely the 
> smbd/open.c check_open_rights() call in open_file() )
> With 3.3.0, I wasn't able to delete/rename files (access denied) that I'm 
> not the owner (user or group). But I have the rights on the DFS ACLs 
> layer. (see log and details at the end of the mail)
> I've applied the 2 followings patches to 3.3.0 and delete is now working, 
> No luck with the rename.
> #6082
> #6090
>  I'm afraid that there might be more problems that we haven't discovered 
> yet since there is no VFS module for DFS. Samba is using the aix one.

What is the module you're loading to map AIX DFS ACLs ?
I'll need to look at the mapping from the AIX DFS ACLs
into the Windows ones to make sure the FILE_DELETE_CHILD
is being mapped correctly on directories.

What do AIX DFS ACLs look like ? NFSv4 or POSIX ACLs ?


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