[Samba] acl_xattr access denied when adding permissions for another user

Thomas Nau Thomas.Nau at uni-ulm.de
Wed Apr 6 12:50:57 MDT 2011

On 04/06/2011 07:28 PM, Jeremy Allison wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 06, 2011 at 10:21:41AM +0200, Thomas Nau wrote:
>> We had issues in the past as ZFS and Windows have a different understanding
>> about how to sort ACLs. In combination with shared access to Excel documents
>> this lead to people out locking themselves. I just thought having an independent
>> ACL store would solve that problem for me :)
> ZFS shouldn't sort ACLs at all. I don't think any of the kernel
> code modifies the ACL order, that would change the meaining.

Right, ZFS does not sort the ACLs but as far as I know Windows
and ZFS interpret them differently with respect to ordering.

>> Are you using vfs_zfsacl and did you ever run into the problems I mentioned?
> I'm not personally, but the Nexenta people are and they haven't
> reported bugs.

Good enough for me :)


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