[Samba] Re: ACL Win XP problem

Jamison Stepan jamison at dupadee.net
Thu Jan 20 16:14:51 GMT 2005

Hmm. Don't think this is it, since even if I log in as root it still 
fails. I'll try again though.

Do I need to map the root user to something in any way?


Bart Hendrix wrote:
> Hello Jamison,
> I'm not if I'm right, but if you want tosearch for a username when you 
> want to set acl, you have to do this as root. So if the popup comes up, 
> try username root and the password of root. Then you will see al users 
> and you can add / modify and so on.
> Greetz Bart
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Jamison Stepan" <jamison at dupadee.net>
> To: <samba at lists.samba.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, January 19, 2005 10:37 PM
> Subject: [Samba] ACL Win XP problem
>> Ok, I've been searching Google for two days and can't seem to find an 
>> answer for this. I want to use ACL's, but I need to be able to 
>> administer them in Win XP. My distro is Suse 9.1 and I'm running a 
>> standalone Samba server.
>> I can create acl's just fine in Linux/shell, and when I view a file in 
>> the Security tab I can see and edit all the ACL parameter's just fine. 
>> However, when I attempt to add a user I get a box asking me to search 
>> for a user name. When I enter a username I then get a box that asks 
>> for a username and password. However, no matter what username and 
>> password I put in here I still get a message back that it cannot find 
>> the "object".
>> As I've read through the posts about this in the past everything seems 
>> to revolve around having a domain running, which we do not/cannot 
>> have. Is it possible to add users to an file's ACL with a standalone 
>> samba server? And if so, is there a configuration part that you need 
>> in order to add users?
>> Thanks,
>> Jamison Stepan
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