ACLs Samba 4.0

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Fri Dec 14 04:43:27 MST 2012

On Fri, 2012-12-14 at 12:36 +0100, Marc Muehlfeld wrote:
> Am 14.12.2012 06:31, schrieb Brian May:
> > I can access uidNumber fine as administrator, however as non-administrator
> > I can only read my uidNumber. And uidNumber for computers. The other
> > attributes don't appear.
> >
> > I think other attributes might be affected, uidNumber was the most obvious.
> > So I haven't investigated the others in detail yet.
> >
> > Is this expected?
> I saw this too, and it was introduced with rc6. But I don't know if this the 
> same on a windows server (We don't have one).
> Other attributes that I am missing since rc6 as normal User (but I'm sure 
> there are more):
> loginShell
> primaryGroupID
> uidNumber
> unixHomeDirectory
> Because I don't have a Windows server to compare, I thought it is a wanted 
> feature. Is it?

The next step clearly is to work out what Windows does, and then how to
sort out either the default ACL, or the ACL interpretation (hopefully
the latter).

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                      
Authentication Developer, Samba Team 

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