[Samba] ACL file system

Tomasz Chmielewski mangoo at mch.one.pl
Mon May 23 09:53:17 GMT 2005

Laurent Mesuré schrieb:
> Hi,
> i am replacing a Windows NT 4 Domain server (PDC and BDC) by a
> samba+ldap server on Linux (actually i work with Mandrake Linux).
> My actual problem is to re produce the NTFS and Domain ACL from widows
> to Samba. And to be able to chance accès ACL on a directory through a
> windows explorer client.
> After some reading over internet i read, i should use the XFS file
> system. Is that mandatory to use XFS or could i use ext3? The XFS file
> system could be used only for the shared directory file system, or
> should i use it for the whole system on my server?

not really, you can use acl wit ext3 filesystem, too:

# cat /etc/fstab
/dev/hda5 / ext3 defaults,acl 1 1

# mount
/dev/hda5 on / type ext3 (rw,acl)

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