Jeremy Allison jra at
Tue Sep 29 13:40:12 MDT 2009

On Tue, Sep 29, 2009 at 02:58:42AM -0400, Novgorodsky, Sergey wrote:
> Hi -
> I have my VFS module, it doesn't support ACLs -
> I set errno=ENOTSUP and return NULL/-1 in all POSIX ACL operations.
> I do the same in NT ACL functions (get_nt_acl, fget_nt_acl, fset_net_acl) - set ENOTSUP and return
> map_nt_error_from_unix(errno), but that seems to cause problems on Win 2003 server, some
> applications receive NT_ACCESS_DENIED error when trying to delete or create file on my Samba share.
> I can see in log.smbd that it happens after get_nt_acl() call in my module.
> Is it correct to return ENOTSUP from get_nt_acl() in my module? Should I somehow disable ACL support to
> avoid these problems?

In 3.4.x you can't just return ENOTSUP from get_nt_acl() - just
return an acl containing "Everyone:Full Access" and you should
be fine.


More information about the samba-technical mailing list