[Samba] Re: security

Alexey Lobanov aal at evidence-cpr.com
Tue Oct 14 10:19:27 GMT 2003


On 14 Oct 2003 at 11:51, Massimo Crisantemo wrote:

To:             	samba at lists.samba.org
From:           	"Massimo Crisantemo" <digiland_oohay at yahoo.it>
Date sent:      	Tue, 14 Oct 2003 11:51:57 +0200
Subject:        	[Samba] Re: security

> >:~$ mount
> >.....
> >/dev/md0 on /home type ext2 (rw,nosuid,nodev,usrquota,acl)
> >~$ uname -a
> >Linux woody 2.4.21 #2 Thu Aug 21 17:20:40 MSD 2003 i686 unknown
> oops woody acl samba?

...with manually compiled samba and kernel. Debian provides acl-utils, libacl and libacl-
dev packages.

> sorry if i put myself in the middle of this but i read somewhere that is
> were not possible to use acl on ext3 (you actually use ext2 but...)

The Linux kernel patch and most of information is got from http://acl.bestbits.at/

> and
> enable them in samba using a debian distro..
> My production server is actually a woody stable with recompiled kernel from
> kernel.org 2.4.22 and samba 2.2.8a from samba.org.
> Is you server a production server? is stable?

Yes, but I have "rare but regular" problems with locking.tdb. See this maillist and 
Bugzilla Bug 370. I see no reasons to think that this problem is related to acl; maybe, I 
am wrong.
> i'm using ann IBM xSeries 235
> with raid 5 scsi controller and 3 disks... is it auspicable i can obtain acl
> works in this context?

Looks like yes.


> Thank you for your opinion,
> Massimo Crisantemo
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