Mapping Between NFSv4 and Posix Draft ACLs

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A number of filesystems and applications support ACLs based on a withdrawn POSIX draft [2]. Those ACLs differ significantly from NFS version 4 ACLs [1]. We describe how to translate between the two types of ACLs.


Marius Eriksen (
J. Fields (

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