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Configuring ACL support

The dcache.conf and layout files contain a number of settings that may be adjusted to configure dCache’s permission settings. These settings are are described in this section.

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Enabling ACL support

To enable ACL support set the property aclEnabled to true. This property applies to the pnfsmanager and acl services and only need to be defined for these services.

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Enabling the acl service

To query and define ACLs on files and directories enable the acl service. This service exposes a command line interface to administer ACLs. The command line interface of the service is described in section the section called “Administrating ACLs”.

To enable the acl service, you have to change the layout file corresponding to your dCache-instance. Enable the acl service within the domain that you want to run it in by adding the following line