[Samba] Windows ACL clarification for Roaming Profiles share

Marc Muehlfeld mmuehlfeld at samba.org
Thu Feb 16 16:13:25 UTC 2017

Am 16.02.2017 um 15:47 schrieb Rowland Penny via samba:
>> 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.
> Marc, You might want to re-consider that statement, SYSTEM is used
> extensively in sysvol.

What uses the SYSTEM principal on the Sysvol share?

Is it really used (by what?) or do we just have this princial in the
ACLs to be consistent with a Windows DC?


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