[Samba] ACLs under Samba 3.3.0
miguelmedalha at sapo.pt
Fri Jan 30 19:24:34 GMT 2009
Is behavior of ACLs under Samba 3.3.0 (Sernet) completely different from
that under version 3.2.7? The release notes only talks about some "fixes".
I installed version 3.3.0 and got completely different result with the
same filesystem and the exact same samba configuration. The ACLs behaved
strangely and appeared very different under Windows ACL editor. Users
were now unable to delete the exact same files they had just created in
When seen under the Windows ACL editor, the "Delete" permission was
unselected. All efforts to activate it failed. Even resetting the
permissions on the command line with setfacl did not have any effect. I
then reverted to 3.2.7-38 and all was right again, without any
Is this a bug or is it by design? If it is by design, then the release
notes really should have warned against such a *huge* difference in
I observed this under Samba Sernet 3.3.0+CentOS 5.2.
On the subject of ACLs, is there any documentation available about the
experimental vfs modules acl_tdb and acl_xattr?
Than you for your attention.
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