Sandbox 2

Access control lists for Mac OS X Client.

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We've completely rebuilt Sandbox for version 2.0, and we think you'll like it. A lot.

The entire user interface has been redesigned from the ground up, from adding a new access control list (ACL) entry to enabling ACL support on your disks:

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We've come a long way, baby.

For years, standard POSIX permissions did a good job of defining access to our files and folders. But as our needs have become more complex, operating systems have begun implementing access control lists to help handle things. When Apple shipped Mac OS X 10.4, they added a robust granular permissions model. Unfortunately, only Mac OS X Server ships with a GUI for manipulating these permissions.

Enter Sandbox, stage left.

Everyone likes a show-off.

What does Sandbox have to offer you?

But don't stop at a short PR summary. We've put Sandbox's documentation on-line so you can get a great idea of just how Sandbox might be able to meet your needs (or not):

We're not (too) needy.

Sandbox's requirements are pretty easy: