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February 5, 2017

Posix ACLs (on ZFS)

This started out with having installed several programs within a LXC container, all running under separate user accounts that need to access a shared data pool. Growing tired of manually flipping permission bit so that the programs could all work together, I wanted a way to ensure that files created by one program could both be renamed and moved by another program (running as a different user). Turns out that POSIX ACLs provided what I needed: going beyond the standard user/group/other UNIX permission model, POSIX ACLs allow you to define additional user or group permissions. ... Read more