[Samba] Samba+acl problem on OSX

Christian McHugh christian.mchugh at nau.edu
Wed Feb 18 14:46:07 GMT 2009

On Tuesday 17 February 2009 16:19:19 James Peach wrote:
> 2009/2/17 Eero Volotinen <eero.volotinen at iki.fi>:
> > I have problem using samba+acl (ext3+acl) on OSX client.
> >
> > Access rights works fine on Linux and Windows series, but OSX Leopard
> > says access denied to every directory that is using acl.
> >
> > Is OSX cifs client too stripped that it cannot use acl or is this OSX
> > bug? Is there any solution on OSX that can access samba+acl directories?
> The Mac OS X client looks at the posix mode bits to preflight access
> checks. you can disable this on the server side by setting "unix
> extensions = no"

Is that the only option? We've noticed the same behavior of osx clients 
recently, but we also have linux clients connecting and I don't wish to 
degrade the experience by disabling unix extensions. 

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