[Samba] Using Access Control Lists with SMB2/SMB3 Mounts on Linux Clients

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Thu Feb 28 16:41:35 UTC 2019

On Wed, Feb 27, 2019 at 01:26:10AM +0000, Kraus, Sebastian wrote:
> Dear Jeremy,
> thanks for your instant reply. :-)
> Along with Linux native getfacl/fetfacl, I also tested getcifsacl/setcifsacl (for sure thoroughly ;-)).
> Unfortunately, these CIFS client tools seem to have been designed as part of the "old" CIFS 
> Unix Extensions, working only for SMB/CIFS mounts, and are not supposed to work with 
> SMB2/SMB3 mounts, as I guess.
> During my tests, the getcifsacl utility fails on SMB2/SMB3 mounts always with an xattr error:
> xxx:~# getcifsacl /media/testmount/yyy 
> getxattr error: 95

Ah, that's a cifsfs client bug. Need to raise that with
Steve and Team.

Thanks !


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