[Samba] Re: ACL Win XP problem

Jamison Stepan jamison at dupadee.net
Tue Jan 25 02:12:16 GMT 2005

Does anyone else have any ideas regarding this? I'm still at an impasse.


Jamison Stepan

Jamison Stepan wrote:
> 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?
> Jamison
> 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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