How to manage ACLs on Linux

Objective

Introduction to the management of ACLs ( Access Control List ) on Linux

Operating System and Software Versions

  • Operating System: – Linux distribution agnostic

Requirements

  • Root access on a working Linux installation
  • Knowledge of Discretionary permission system
  • A filesystem which supports ACLs (e.g xfs, ext2, ext3, ext4), mounted with the ‘acl’ option
  • Having the ‘acl’ package installed

Difficulty

MEDIUM

Conventions

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