Projects / ACLbit


ACLbit is a command line tool to backup and restore POSIX ACLs on Linux file systems. The tool uses its backup database to inspect ACLs. The inspection part of ACLbit focuses on providing clear and concise output of effective access rights of a particular user. The main purpose is to make the life of sysadmins easier when finding out current access rights of a particular user when ACLs are in use, especially on systems with tens/hundreds of thousands of inodes. ACLbit is tool to backup ACLs only. It is not an archiver, so it does not backup the files themselves.

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  •  15 Jul 2009 11:25

    Release Notes: This is a bugfix release that does not affect ACLbit's database structure. The --version option was added. Failure when printing a bad options error message was fixed. Paths with spaces are now handled correctly. An which occurred error when a database file does not exist yet was fixed. Failure to suppress PHP notices was fixed.

    •  14 May 2008 13:44

      Release Notes: A minor bug was fixed in which --help does not print anything when the database is not defined either with --database or in the configuration file.

      •  29 Apr 2008 16:45

        No changes have been submitted for this release.


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