[Samba] mixing Windows ACL and POSIX ACL shares on one server?
jra at samba.org
Thu Nov 14 22:03:58 UTC 2019
On Fri, Nov 15, 2019 at 10:51:41AM +1300, Andrew Bartlett via samba wrote:
> On Thu, 2019-11-14 at 21:45 +0100, Matthias Leopold via samba wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I posted a similar question in 2018 with no answers, so I'll try
> > again:
> > Is it possible to have shares with Windows ACLs and shares with
> > POSIX
> > ACLs on the same server (security = user)? Since share permissions
> > are
> > handled differently for both types of shares I'm not sure if this
> > will
> > work. I know I could try it out myself, but the question again just
> > came
> > to my mind and I think there will be clear answer by someone who
> > knows.
> Yes, use acl_xattr to store the windows acl if you want that handled
> faithfully. The last ACL to be set will win.
> If you set a POSIX ACL then any windows ACL that has been set will be
> ignored. If you set a windows ACL on the same file then it will be
> translated into posix and also stored.
> So, the idea is that it would 'just work'.
Yep, +1 Andrew, that's the way it's meant to work (was
designed that way). There might be some tricky corner
cases but mostly this is the way most Samba installs
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