[Samba] Samba NT/POSIACL's: "Too many ACE entries"

jra at dp.samba.org jra at dp.samba.org
Wed Sep 18 20:12:01 GMT 2002

On Wed, Sep 18, 2002 at 12:34:50PM -0700, DONAHUE,BILL (HP-USA,ex1) wrote:
> I have been trying to get ACL's to work with Samba 2.2.5 but have run into a
> problem.
> I am using RedHat 7.3 with the POSIX ACL patches from
> http://acl.bestbits.at/ <http://acl.bestbits.at/> .  Following installation
> of the patches I am able to view and modify ACL's from the bash command line
> using the getfacl and setfacl commands.  Authenticiation is configured with
> winbind and domain security.  It seems to be working fine.
> The Samba code is was downloaded as an RPM from samba.org.  I did not
> rebuild the code as it seemed to already have acl support in it as evidenced
> by the many ACL releated messages in the log files.

No, you are incorrect. It hasn't been built with ACL support. The ACL
related messages in the log files are Samba trying to do ACL conversion
to standard unix tuple permissions.

You need to rebuild Samba with ACL support.


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