[Samba] ACL Question [Repost]

David Sonenberg dsonenberg at strozllc.com
Mon Feb 28 19:51:31 GMT 2005

Shouldn't regular users be able to modify ACL's for files they have 
write access to?  I get the same error when I try to run the smcacl 
program with Domain Admin priveleges.

Stéphane Purnelle wrote:
> Are you used a root or user with administrator right ?
> David Sonenberg a écrit :
>> OK so I've got samba-3.0.11 compiled with ACL support.  I've running 
>> 2.4.25 with the ACL/ATTR patch applied.  I can read and set ACLS's 
>> using the getfacl/setfacl programs.  ldd /usr/sbin/smbd shows it's 
>> linked to libattr.so.1 and libacl.so.1.  I can read ACL with the 
>> smbcacls program, but when I try to set them I get:
>> ERROR:  Unable to open credentials file!
>> Also from the windows side, in the properties of a file in it show the 
>> users and groups for that file but it lists the perms is all blank, 
>> and when I try to change the perms I get a window labeled 'Security'  
>> with the message:
>> Unable to save premission changes on xxxxxxxxxxxx.
>> Access is denied.

David Sonenberg
Systems / Network Administrator
Stroz Friedberg, LLC
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