[Samba] samba acl support

Nico Kadel-Garcia nkadel at gmail.com
Sat Jan 8 22:34:35 MST 2011

On Thu, Jan 6, 2011 at 11:40 PM, Jeremy Allison <jra at samba.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 06, 2011 at 10:58:27PM -0500, suresh.kandukuru at emc.com wrote:
>> Hi jeremey , This is Suresh from EMC . what is minimum version of samba which got ACL ( posix) support?. it looks to me samba 3.0.32 also got that ACL support.
>> Can you please confirm on this?.
> Oh yes, we've had POSIX ACL support for a *long*
> time. I can't remember exactly what the earliest
> version was (probably a 2.2.x version).
> However we've been slowly getting better over
> the years in doing the ACL mapping, culminating
> with the extra Windows ACL layer stored in EA's
> we now have that provides a 100% Windows compatible
> protocol response to the client, but then is mapped
> onto POSIX ACLs for filesystems that can't store
> native (or NFSv4) ACLs.
> Jeremy.

Note that at least some of the more sophisticated ACL's, such as
NFSv4, are..... awkward to use. You can reference an old thread on it
at http://lists.samba.org/archive/samba/2010-April/155243.html..

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