[Samba] ACL Question [Repost]

David Sonenberg dsonenberg at strozllc.com
Thu Mar 3 19:54:23 GMT 2005

First off I'm talking about through the windows interface, or using 
smbcacl.  Second let me rephrase my question.  Shouldn't non-privileged 
users be able to modify ACL's for files that they own?

David Brodbeck wrote:
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: David Sonenberg [mailto:dsonenberg at strozllc.com]
>>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.
> I think you have to be either root or the file's owner to change
> permissions.  It's a UNIX thing.

David Sonenberg
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