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Buchan Milne bgmilne at cae.co.za
Sat Jan 25 17:05:02 GMT 2003

>Message: 12
>Date: Fri, 24 Jan 2003 23:38:06 +0100
>From: David Morel <david.morel at amakuru.net>
>To: "Bradley W. Langhorst" <brad at langhorst.com>
>Cc: David.Grudek at anixter.com, samba at lists.samba.org
>Subject: Re: [Samba] NT ACL's

>Bradley W. Langhorst wrote:
>> On Fri, 2003-01-24 at 16:23, David.Grudek at anixter.com wrote:
>>>>I have been playing with samba for about 3 months.  I have not been able
>>>find a way to setup acl's efficiently.  I would like to be able to set
>>>permissions for one person one way and three others all with different
>>>permissions.  Then to also add 4 to 5 groups with all with different
>>>permissions the same way you would in windows.  I am new to linux so I
>>>a hard time fully understanding the Linux permissions.  Any help would
>if you want a full set of permissions like on windows, you'd better
>install acl support on an xfs filesystem for instance. Distros like
>Mandrake (Redhat?) come with these tools already. xfs+acl support has to
>be compiled in the kernel or as modules, and a few other tools can be
>installed to get/set acls on the command line.

Mandrake (since 8.1 on XFS, or 9.0 for ext2/ext3) and SuSE (currently both
XFS and ext2/ext3 AFAIK) support them out the box. RH you will need
3rd-party support (SGI may still ship kernels, tools and possible samba
packages with acls enabled) or will have to roll-your-own.


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