[Samba] Remove all Windows ACL's from files/folders

Patrick Goetz pgoetz at math.utexas.edu
Fri Mar 25 22:27:55 UTC 2022

On 3/24/22 12:10, Jeremy Allison via samba wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 24, 2022 at 10:07:16AM -0700, Greg Sloop <gregs--- via samba 
> wrote:
>> What's the proper way to REMOVE all the ACL's assigned by Windows to a
>> Samba share/folders/files?
>> The short story is I was having problems assigning ACL's via the Windows
>> security dialog. I managed to fix that, but now users that I assign 
>> rights
>> to a file/folder simply don't have those rights, and I can't figure 
>> out why.
>> I want to make absolutely sure that all the previous ACL's are gone so 
>> I'm
>> sure I'm working with a clean setup. If I still have issues, then at 
>> least
>> I'm starting from a clean base, so working through the troubleshooting
>> steps might be easier.
> If you are storing Windows ACLs into EA's then recursively
> remove system.NTACL from all files/directories. You'll
> need to be root.

Sorry, this lost me completely.  What is system.NTACL?

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