[Samba] mount.cifs and Posix acls

Mark Adams mark at campbell-lange.net
Wed Dec 26 16:48:20 GMT 2007

There have been many posts such as yours with no answers forthcoming,  
I guess mount.cifs Is not working correctly yet.


On 21 Dec 2007, at 15:32, Stefan Rijnhart <stefan.rijnhart at milieudefensie.nl 
 > wrote:

> Hi,
> we have started to use acls in our setup, assigning user specific  
> permissions to directories, such as
> user:stefanr:rwx
> default:user:stefanr:rwx
> The acls work fine on shares mounted on a Windows NT workstation, as  
> well as in Nautilus on an Ubuntu workstation, using the "Connect to  
> server" option.
> However, the acls are not yet honoured when we mount the shares on  
> our Ubuntu workstations using mount.cifs.
> We modified the kernel configuration, and are now running with  
> CONFIG_CIFS_XATTR=y and CONFIG_CIFS_POSIX=y. As a result, we can  
> inspect the acls on the Linux client using getfacl, but when we try  
> to enter a directory which we are supposedly allowed to, we get  
> "Permission denied".
> The samba suite on Ubuntu is configured using --with-acl-support.
> Did we miss anything?
> Running a Debian server with Samba version 3.0.24-6etch4, and an  
> Ubuntu Feisty client with a modified kernel version  
> and smbfs version 3.0.24-2ubuntu1.2.
> Regards,
> Stefan.
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