[Samba] Windows ACL clarification for Roaming Profiles share

Lenard Fudala lfudala at themxgroup.com
Thu Feb 16 14:36:44 UTC 2017

Thanks Marc. That's the assumption I was leaning towards, just couldn't
find any validation. Much appreciated.


On Thu, Feb 16, 2017 at 12:30 AM, Marc Muehlfeld <mmuehlfeld at samba.org>

> Hi Lenard,
> Am 15.02.2017 um 23:47 schrieb Lenard Fudala via samba:
> > The majority of the guides outside of the wiki suggest Windows wants to
> see
> > SYSTEM in the ACL list with Full Control. So far, in isolated testing, my
> > permissions work fine. Is there any need for this extra ACL that may not
> be
> > obvious currently?
> > -Lenard
> On Windows, the SYSTEM account is used by services on the local host (in
> your case, the local host is your Samba server). For example, virus
> scanners might use it to get access to all files. However, there is
> nothing on your Samba server that uses the SYSTEM account. Thus it makes
> no difference if you add it or not.
> Regards,
> Marc

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