[Samba] samba 3.5.5 and ACL mod

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Tue Sep 28 10:54:00 MDT 2010

On Tue, Sep 28, 2010 at 12:14 PM,  <Sebastian.Perkins at swisscom.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> We are in the middle of testing debian squeeze 64 bits with samba 3.5.5 and are running into some questions:
> 1) Is this solution OK with windows 7 "out of the box" (ie no hacking/modifications to do on the pc) ? I have tested it seems so but I would like a confirmation.

You still need the registry change from here:

> 2) Despite massive googling, I have not found a correct smb.conf configuration to change ACL statuses on shares (or even subfolders/files) via a windows based mmc (xp or vista). Yes, the IT people are not into SWAT or Webmin. It is stated possible. Are there any pointers or special issues I have missed with this version?
You need idmap to work for acls to even begin to work as you expect.
You also need either acls enabled in the host filesystem and / or use
the  acl_xattr module.


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