How to list all files with an ACL and also list the ACL settings

How to list all files with an ACL and also list the ACL settings

Post by cgree » Sat, 18 Oct 2008 12:09:48


Hi,

I am using AIX 5.3 with MP 7 and I am investigating the use of ACL
to assist in setting various security constraints.

I have found that you can use ls and find to obtain a list of the
objects that have ACL applied to them. The command indwith the
eaoption appears to be the better option of the two.

My question is: Is there any tool available on AIX that will keep a
list of the objects and their applied ACL in a file or files.

I could write a script to do all of this by making use of find and
aclget. However if there is already a tool or script etc that is
available that I could use it would be good.
 
 
 

How to list all files with an ACL and also list the ACL settings

Post by Hajo Ehler » Sat, 18 Oct 2008 17:08:22


> My question is: Is there any tool available on AIX that will keep >
> list of the objects and their applied ACL in a file or files>
> I could write a script to do all of this by making use of find an>
> aclget. However if there is already a tool or script etc that i>
> available that I could use it would be good.


Be carefully with ACL and use them only where real nessessary. Keep in
mind that ACL limitations can be inherit to lower directories.
Saying so you set normaly only ACLs on certain directories. Thus you
will not have really that much.
I would suggest also that you get familiar with AIX 6.1 and the new
implementaion of RBAC and security settings. Might solve already some
of your security needs.

All from memory
hth
Hajo