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How do I chmod ACLs to groups with spaces in the name on Mac OS X?

I'm trying to add an ACL for the group "Domain Users", but since it has spaces in the group name it isn't parsed correctly by chmod: $ chmod -R +a 'DOMAIN\Domain Users allow ...
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Mercurial storing metadata on OS X

I was searching for convenient incremental snapshot & rollback & show-what-changed solution for my OS X boxes, and ended with simple yet powerful idea — why not create Mercurial repository at ...
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NFS inherit permissions from shared directory - Mac OS client

Short question: Is there a way to have files on a NFS share on a Mac OS client inherit the permissions of the shared directory? Scenario: Ubuntu 12.04 server Mac 10.7.4 client shared directory has ...
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Centralised Password Management Software

Currently, the company I work for has nothing in the way of password management - everything is in a big excel spreadsheet that everyone has access to. Obviously this has a whole rash of issues ...
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Recursively apply ACL permissions on Mac OS X (Server)?

For years I've used the strong-armed-duo of these two suckers... sudo chmod +a "localadmin allow read,write,append,execute,\ delete,readattr,writeattr,readextattr,writeextattr,\ ...
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Matlab computations done over Apple Filing Protocol (AFP) depend on POSIX permissions, ignores ACLs

I'm a system administrator and have never used Matlab, so forgive my general ignorance of the program. My users have encountered problems when executing scripted Matlab actions over AFP to a Mac OS X ...
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Catch-all ACL attributes via CLI for Mac OS X?

It's nice and all that one can "go crazy" adding and subtracting ACL's from files/folders till the cows come home... but when doing it from the command line, say for example.. $ chmod +a# 1 "admin ...
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Is there a convenient UI to control squid acls?

I'm looking for a convenient way to control access controls (specifically, to block URLs based on regex matching) of a squid server running on OS X. I checked out webmin and it seems incredibly ...
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OSX User Directory - how did some get an ACE of group:everyone deny delete?

I know a little about ACLs from long ago experience, but have never checked them out in OSX (currently I have 10.6.7 -standard, non-server on a stand-alone iMac). I just noticed that some non-admin ...
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How do I copy ACLs on Mac OS X?

Most unix derivates can copy ACLs from one file to another with: getfacl filename1 | setfacl -f - filename2 Unfortunately Mac OS X does not have the getfacl and setfacl commands, as they have ...
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Can “traditional unix permissions” conflict with or override ACL permissions in OSX?

Can "traditional unix permissions" conflict with or override ACL permissions in OSX? Are there cumulative effects between these or are "traditional permissions" ignored when ACL permissions are ...
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AFP AD ACL permissions issues with external drive

Mac OS X Server 10.4.11 connected to an AD domain system serving AFP shares to Mac OS X 10.5.8. If I create a share on the the internal RAID of the server with an ACL that allows RW to all ("Domain ...
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Explain why folder's permissions differ depending on HOW user is accessing server AFP vs SSH

Hoping someone can explain what is probably fairly obvious...but confuses me. Imagine two users with admin privileges on our server (Mac OS X Server 10.5). Call them joe & bob. both users are ...
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OSX server 10.5 Permissions in POSIX, how to get to ACL?

I'm using an OSX 10.5 server and am having some permission issues using the current POSIX system. I want to switch to ACL, but I can't for the life of me figure out how this is done. Does anyone have ...
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Special OS X like ACL Permission for Linux

I have a Unix File System in which I would like to emulate a OS X like Home folder where I have a 'Public' subfolder that is writeable for all but where no Files can be deleted. I installed ACL on ...
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propagate removal of an ACL entry for just one user in Mac OS?

I'm trying to remove an ACL set for johndoe from all the folders recursively on one of my drives without hosing any other entries! Anyone know how to do this without affecting the ACLs that already ...