[Samba] ACL file system

John H Terpstra jht at Samba.Org
Mon May 23 13:47:04 GMT 2005

On Monday 23 May 2005 03:11, Laurent Mesuré wrote:
> 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?

Samba works with any file sysem that has ACLs capabilities on Linux so long as 
Samba has been compiled and linked with ACLs support.

- John T.
John H Terpstra
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