[Samba] SAMBA 4 ACL support

Michael Wood esiotrot at gmail.com
Wed Oct 20 15:04:59 MDT 2010

On 18 October 2010 09:41, Vaclav Klecanda <vencax77 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I am experimenting with samba 4. I have existing data on NTFS partition and
> want to share them via samba. But I have problems with permissions (ACL).
> There is an option: ntvfs handler that tells how mapping of permissions
> between unix and windows world shall behave. But there is lack of
> documentation. So I tried posix, simiple but in either case I wasnot able to
> write even set permissions via GUI from windows client. So I would like to
> ask if somebody knows where could I read something about this topic or if
> there is a guru that knows how this thing work, please could you share you
> knowledge?
> Thanks a lot, Vasek

I'm not sure this is expected to work.  I have never tried serving
files from an NTFS filesystem.  Does the Linux NTFS filesystem driver
(ntfs3g?) allow reading/setting the ACLs?

I've copied my reply to samba-technical in case someone there knows the answer.

Michael Wood <esiotrot at gmail.com>

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