Samba4 ACLs and Linux ACLs
jra at samba.org
Mon Oct 25 12:43:37 MDT 2010
On Mon, Oct 25, 2010 at 01:54:32PM -0400, J. Bruce Fields wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 24, 2010 at 01:39:00PM +0200, Volker Lendecke wrote:
> > On Sun, Oct 24, 2010 at 12:48:08PM +0200, André Stierenberg wrote:
> > > Ok. And what about using the NT ACLs via NFS on a linux client which
> > > can authentificate against samba4 ad? (and what about CIFS? but it
> > > is too slow)
> > Sorry, but I can't really speak authoritatively on the state
> > of NFSv4 in Linux. I would expect OpenSolaris to export
> > NFSv4 ACLs fine via the protocol (haven't checked though).
> > Whether you can make use of those via the Linux NFS client
> > -- no idea.
> which is an attempt to add NT-like ACL support to ext4. It hasn't been
> accepted into the Linux kernel yet.
> Currently the Linux NFSv4 server attempts to map between posix and NFSv4
> ACLs using the algorithm described in sections 6.2 and 7.2 of
> while the NFSv2/v3 code uses a sideband protocol to manage posix ACLs.
Yes, I'm planning to support richacls but I don't see a finalized
userspace API for me to use yet.
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