[Samba] Access control question

Vicky Clarke vclarke at frontier.co.uk
Wed Jul 31 08:45:02 GMT 2002

At 12:45 15/07/2002 -0700, Jay Ts wrote:

>There is a help file (docs/htmldocs/winbind.html) in the Samba source
>tree that covers this.  I will warn you that it is somewhat complicated
>to configure. You have to re-configure your name service switch (nsswitch),
>and also modify your PAM (pluggable authentication modules) system ...
>and you also may need to recompile from source to get the winbindd
>daemon, and add it to your system startup scripts (SysV Init).

OK; if I don't use PAM already would I have to start?

>Windows NT ACLs can be supported on Linux by installing the ACL patch
>for the Linux kernel.  Again, this is a relatively complicated procedure.
>I wouldn't call it "experimental", it's just a function that isn't
>included in the mainstream Linux source code.

I believe what I was talking about is something different - a filesystem 
called XFS. http://oss.sgi.com/projects/xfs/features.html claims it 
supports POSIX ACLs; I don't know how those relate to NT-style ACLS, though.


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