An access control list (ACL) is a list attached to a file or other resource, specifying what may be done with it and who may do it.

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how to limit resources to a shared ubuntu 10.04

The title might not be explanatory enough but I couldn't find any better way to formulate it. I will be running a server for office use. It will host applications on tomcat. 2 differents people would ...
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Please settle a Sticky (bit) argument

I got into a good-natured spat with a fellow worker about the nature of the sticky bit. My contention, working from the chmod man page was the the sticky bit, if set, allows only the owner to delete ...
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Setfecl: Option -m incomplete, why?

My commands: sudo setfacl -R -m u:www-data:rwX -m u:`whoami`:rwX app/cache app/logs sudo setfacl -dR -m u:www-data:rwx -m u:`whoami`:rwx app/cache app/logs It returns: setfecl: Option -m ...
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Activate ACL for zfs pool ubuntu 13.04

i have tested ACL on local folders and i works perfect. But on my zfs pool called "tank" root@datacenter:/mnt# ls datatank test webmin_1.650_all.deb root@datacenter:/mnt# setfacl -m u:casper:rwx ...
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ACL limits number of users to 24

I'm new at Linux and I'm not the one who install all servers in my office. The problem that I'm facing now is I can't add more than 24 users to ACL. I get an invalid argument return error when I ...
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A user keeps giving the wrong group permissions on new files

I have a number of services on an Ubuntu 12.04 server and I'm making each of them run under their own user account instead of running under my account (for improved security as well as seeing which ...
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Web root permissions: Allow a group to edit and forbid others to see the files

I am setting up Apache hosting multiple sub-domains with different developers. There is a folder for each sub-domain, and I want to have a group that is able to write and edit these files (developer ...
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How to change NTFS ACLs on linux?

It is not about samba configuration, I want to change Windows permissions on a external NTFS drive, or another partition in my PC whose runs Windows, or even a network directory (but my PC is not the ...
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Configuring Samba with ACL

I've set up a Ubuntu File server(Shared folder) and its client PCs are Windows OS. I followed the link Here to impose additional security access on the shared folder using ACL. It works fine except ...
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Does enabling ACLs have an effect on performance?

I'm looking at a web application that needs ACLs enabled. Are there any benchmarks or other documents to show what potential impact ACL does{n't} have when the file system is under heavy load? Also, ...
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Can't access other drives

My 500 gb hard drive with windows 7 has recently crashed with all my personal files on it. I have called HP and have a new hdd in the mail but I am unable to remove old files from the old hdd. I am ...
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Set umask, set permissions, and set ACL, but SAMBA isn't using those?

I'm running on Ubuntu Server 12.04. I have a folder called Music and I want the default folder permissions to be 775 and the default file to then be 664. I set the default permissions on the Music ...