[Samba] ACL issues still unresolved

Dragan Krnic dkrnic at lycos.com
Sun Dec 15 21:07:01 GMT 2002

>I'm currently looking at exactly this setup in order to migrate
>some shares off an NT box. I see two basic problems here:
>1. smbclient and smbmnt/smbmount don't, apparently,
>   have any support for ACLs
>2. smbcacls is not format-compatible with getfacls.
>I would presume the first is on the (eventual) todo list for
>the samba team, but the second seems to be a short-term
>solution that would work nicely.

When I moved shares I used Veritas BackupExec to restore a
regular NT backup to a *nix. This gave all rights to 
smbnull:smbnull. Since I was frustrated with NT acl
commands I never came around to format conversions.
A one-time manual adjustment wasn't nearly as hard as I
thought it would be.

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