Unix/Linux Go Back    

OpenSolaris 2009.06 - man page for smbcacls (opensolaris section 1)

Linux & Unix Commands - Search Man Pages
Man Page or Keyword Search:   man
Select Man Page Set:       apropos Keyword Search (sections above)

SMBCACLS(1)				  User Commands 			      SMBCACLS(1)

       smbcacls - Set or get ACLs on an NT file or directory names

       smbcacls {//server/share} {filename} [-D acls] [-M acls] [-a acls] [-S acls] [-C name]
	[-G name] [--numeric] [-t] [-U username] [-h] [-d]

       This tool is part of the samba(7) suite.

       The smbcacls program manipulates NT Access Control Lists (ACLs) on SMB file shares.

       The following options are available to the smbcacls program. The format of ACLs is
       described in the section ACL FORMAT

       -a acls
	   Add the ACLs specified to the ACL list. Existing access control entries are unchanged.

       -M acls
	   Modify the mask value (permissions) for the ACLs specified on the command line. An
	   error will be printed for each ACL specified that was not already present in the ACL

       -D acls
	   Delete any ACLs specified on the command line. An error will be printed for each ACL
	   specified that was not already present in the ACL list.

       -S acls
	   This command sets the ACLs on the file with only the ones specified on the command
	   line. All other ACLs are erased. Note that the ACL specified must contain at least a
	   revision, type, owner and group for the call to succeed.

       -U username
	   Specifies a username used to connect to the specified service. The username may be of
	   the form "username" in which case the user is prompted to enter in a password and the
	   workgroup specified in the smb.conf(4) file is used, or "username%password" or
	   "DOMAIN\username%password" and the password and workgroup names are used as provided.

       -C name
	   The owner of a file or directory can be changed to the name given using the -C option.
	   The name can be a sid in the form S-1-x-y-z or a name resolved against the server
	   specified in the first argument.

	   This command is a shortcut for -M OWNER:name.

       -G name
	   The group owner of a file or directory can be changed to the name given using the -G
	   option. The name can be a sid in the form S-1-x-y-z or a name resolved against the
	   server specified n the first argument.

	   This command is a shortcut for -M GROUP:name.

	   This option displays all ACL information in numeric format. The default is to convert
	   SIDs to names and ACE types and masks to a readable string format.

	   Don't actually do anything, only validate the correctness of the arguments.

	   Print a summary of command line options.

	   level is an integer from 0 to 10. The default value if this parameter is not specified
	   is 0.

	   The higher this value, the more detail will be logged to the log files about the
	   activities of the server. At level 0, only critical errors and serious warnings will
	   be logged. Level 1 is a reasonable level for day-to-day running - it generates a small
	   amount of information about operations carried out.

	   Levels above 1 will generate considerable amounts of log data, and should only be used
	   when investigating a problem. Levels above 3 are designed for use only by developers
	   and generate HUGE amounts of log data, most of which is extremely cryptic.

	   Note that specifying this parameter here will override the log level parameter in the
	   smb.conf file.

	   Prints the program version number.

       -s <configuration file>
	   The file specified contains the configuration details required by the server. The
	   information in this file includes server-specific information such as what printcap
	   file to use, as well as descriptions of all the services that the server is to
	   provide. See smb.conf for more information. The default configuration file name is
	   determined at compile time.

	   Base directory name for log/debug files. The extension ".progname" will be appended
	   (e.g. log.smbclient, log.smbd, etc...). The log file is never removed by the client.

       The format of an ACL is one or more ACL entries separated by either commas or newlines. An
       ACL entry is one of the following:

	   REVISION:<revision number>
	   OWNER:<sid or name>
	   GROUP:<sid or name>
	   ACL:<sid or name>:<type>/<flags>/<mask>

       The revision of the ACL specifies the internal Windows NT ACL revision for the security
       descriptor. If not specified it defaults to 1. Using values other than 1 may cause strange

       The owner and group specify the owner and group sids for the object. If a SID in the
       format S-1-x-y-z is specified this is used, otherwise the name specified is resolved using
       the server on which the file or directory resides.

       ACLs specify permissions granted to the SID. This SID again can be specified in S-1-x-y-z
       format or as a name in which case it is resolved against the server on which the file or
       directory resides. The type, flags and mask values determine the type of access granted to
       the SID.

       The type can be either 0 or 1 corresponding to ALLOWED or DENIED access to the SID. The
       flags values are generally zero for file ACLs and either 9 or 2 for directory ACLs. Some
       common flags are:

       o   #define SEC_ACE_FLAG_OBJECT_INHERIT 0x1

       o   #define SEC_ACE_FLAG_CONTAINER_INHERIT 0x2

       o   #define SEC_ACE_FLAG_NO_PROPAGATE_INHERIT 0x4

       o   #define SEC_ACE_FLAG_INHERIT_ONLY 0x8

       At present flags can only be specified as decimal or hexadecimal values.

       The mask is a value which expresses the access right granted to the SID. It can be given
       as a decimal or hexadecimal value, or by using one of the following text strings which map
       to the NT file permissions of the same name.

       o   R - Allow read access

       o   W - Allow write access

       o   X - Execute permission on the object

       o   D - Delete the object

       o   P - Change permissions

       o   O - Take ownership

       The following combined permissions can be specified:

       o   READ - Equivalent to 'RX' permissions

       o   CHANGE - Equivalent to 'RXWD' permissions

       o   FULL - Equivalent to 'RWXDPO' permissions

       The smbcacls program sets the exit status depending on the success or otherwise of the
       operations performed. The exit status may be one of the following values.

       If the operation succeeded, smbcacls returns and exit status of 0. If smbcacls couldn't
       connect to the specified server, or there was an error getting or setting the ACLs, an
       exit status of 1 is returned. If there was an error parsing any command line arguments, an
       exit status of 2 is returned.

       This man page is correct for version 3.0 of the Samba suite.

       The original Samba software and related utilities were created by Andrew Tridgell. Samba
       is now developed by the Samba Team as an Open Source project similar to the way the Linux
       kernel is developed.

       smbcacls was written by Andrew Tridgell and Tim Potter.

       The conversion to DocBook for Samba 2.2 was done by Gerald Carter. The conversion to
       DocBook XML 4.2 for Samba 3.0 was done by Alexander Bokovoy.

       See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes:

       |Availability	    | SUNWsmbar, SUNWsmbau |
       |Interface Stability | External		   |
       Source for Samba is available on http://opensolaris.org.

       Samba(7) delivers the set of four SMF(5) services as can be seen from the following

	    $ svcs samba wins winbind swat
	   disabled	  Apr_21   svc:/network/samba:default
	   disabled	  Apr_21   svc:/network/winbind:default
	   disabled	  Apr_21   svc:/network/wins:default
	   disabled	  Apr_21   svc:/network/swat:default

       where the services are:

	   runs the smbd daemon managing the CIFS sessions

	   runs the nmbd daemon enabling the browsing (WINS)

	   runs the winbindd daemon making the domain idmap

	   Samba Web Administration Tool is a service providing access to browser-based Samba
	   administration interface and on-line documentation.	The service runs on software
	   loopback network interface on port 901/tcp, i.e. opening "http://localhost:901/" in
	   browser will access the SWAT service on local machine.

       Please note: SWAT uses HTTP Basic Authentication scheme where user name and passwords are
       sent over the network in clear text. In the SWAT case the user name is root. Transferring
       such sensitive data is advisable only on the software loopback network interface or over
       secure networks.

Samba 3.0				    01/19/2009				      SMBCACLS(1)
Unix & Linux Commands & Man Pages : ©2000 - 2018 Unix and Linux Forums

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:54 PM.