[Samba] getting error with setfacl

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Wed Nov 3 18:44:07 MDT 2010

On Thu, Nov 04, 2010 at 12:37:33AM +0000, Miguel Medalha wrote:
> I just noticed that my question has two aspects to it.
> Leaving aside, for now, the kernel connection, it would be very nice
> to have a command line tool to manipulate the ACLs stored by the
> vfs_acl_xattr module, even if it's only for Samba. There must be a
> way, some utility to read and write the information stored on the
> "security.NTACL" Extended Attribute in a form that humans can
> understand.

There is the smbcacls tool that already ships with Samba.
It works via smbd, not directly on the xattr's, but I think
that's probably the right way to do it.


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