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Mapping Between NFSv4 and Posix Draft ACLs

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (nfsv4 WG)
Authors Marius A. Eriksen , J. Bruce Fields
Last updated 2015-10-14 (Latest revision 2006-08-23)
Stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
Intended RFC status (None)
Expired & archived
Stream WG state WG Document
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IESG IESG state Expired (IESG: Dead)
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Responsible AD Lars Eggert
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A number of filesystems and applications support ACLs based on a withdrawn POSIX draft [2].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 A. Eriksen
J. Bruce Fields

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