Samba4 ACLs and Linux ACLs

Jeremy Allison jra at
Sat Oct 23 16:49:20 MDT 2010

On Sat, Oct 23, 2010 at 05:05:29PM +0200, André Stierenberg wrote:
> hi...
> i have running samba4.. is it possible to use the acl´s assigned to
> the file via samba4 in linux?
> e.g. i have the samba4 user 'andre' and i use winbind to
> authentificat against the AD. and file 'test.dat' with owner
> 'Administrator'. Now I use windows to assign an acl so 'andre' can
> read 'test.dat'. but when i try under linux to access the file
> 'test.dat' with the user 'andre' the access is denied!
> i mean is it possible to map the samba4 ACLs to posix ACLs?

Not until the source3 fileserver is merged with source4 I'm
afraid. All the cleverness in mapping to POSIX ACLs is in the
source3 smbd only right now.


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