[OpenAFS] Re: directories in afs have "owners"?

Christopher D. Clausen cclausen@acm.org
Sun, 18 Dec 2005 23:44:14 -0600

Russ Allbery wrote:
> Adam Megacz <megacz@cs.berkeley.edu> writes:
>> Hrm, your reply was a bit cryptic... are you saying that AFS files
>> have a secret "owner" attribute which I can neither examine nor
>> modify?
> You can examine it and modify it.  The entity with a PTS UID equal to
> the UID owner of a directory (or top of volume -- I don't recall if
> that change has been applied to OpenAFS) has implicit "a" access and
> can change the ACLs.  Change the UID that owns a directory with
> chown, just like anywhere else.  You have to be in
> system:administrators to chown a file or directory in AFS.

How do I change (or even view) the owner on a directory from Windows?

Christopher D. Clausen