Extended ACLs under GNU/Linux

Default GNU/Linux setup

A default UNIX OS has only 3 kinds of access lists (ACLs). See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File_system_permissions#Traditional_Unix_permissions

Extended ACLs

See http://articles.techrepublic.com.com/5100-10878_11-6091748.html

Short setup:

  1. Edit /etc/fstab and add acl option to a partition
  2. mount -v -o remount /path/to/partition/
  3. apt-get install acl

    , for the getfacl setfacl tools

  4. apt-get install eiciel


vlir/projects/acls.txt · Last modified: 2009/09/12 20:33 by rudy
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