Access control lists (ACL)¶
Target Audience: Users
Release version: 3.7.7
An access control list (ACL), with respect to a computer file system, is a list of permissions attached to an object. An ACL specifies which users or system processes are granted access to objects.
Blacklisting is the practice of identifying entities, a group, a user, domain names, countries or other entities to be avoided or distrusted as not being acceptable to those making or using the list. Blacklisting is the reverse of whitelisting
Whitelisting is the practice of identifying entities that are provided a particular privilege, service, mobility, access or recognition. Entities on the list will be accepted, approved and/or recognized. Whitelisting is the reverse of blacklisting, the practice of identifying entities that are denied or unrecognised.