[Samba] acl_xattr and root permissions

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Fri Dec 7 18:59:42 UTC 2018

On Thu, Dec 06, 2018 at 07:17:47PM -0500, Jerome Charaoui via samba wrote:
> Hello,
> I'd like to know if, when using acl_xattr to store Windows ACLs in the
> security.NTACL extended attribute, Samba knows to always to set the
> attribute within the "root" context, or will it attempt to do it in the
> (domain) user context that's requesting the change?

Yes, smbd will always use the root context to write these attributes.

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