[Samba] NFSv4 acls inheritance flags

Jonathan Buzzard jonathan at buzzard.me.uk
Thu May 8 08:13:26 MDT 2014

On Wed, 2014-05-07 at 17:11 -0300, Dante Colo wrote:
> NFSv4 acls works nice on UFS except the inheritance flags, , i was
> planning to use vfs_acl_xattr and posix acls (XFS and ext4 on Linux)
> before, it works fine but when i set some permissions on shares from a
> Windows machine it takes too much time , on a share with around 30GB
> and 100000 files it takes around 20 minutes too apply permissions, is
> this normal ? 

Basically yes. Even on a Windows machine with a local disk, change the
ACL's on it and it can take ages if there are lots of files.

The implicit presumption is that appropriate ACL's are set first and
then data is copied in. When the data is pre-existing changing the ACL's
takes time.


Jonathan A. Buzzard                 Email: jonathan (at) buzzard.me.uk
Fife, United Kingdom.

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