Access Control List (ACL)

What is Access Control List (ACL)?

Access control lists implement a measure to store which resources can be accessed by identified subjects like users or systems

Access control lists (ACL) implement a measure to store which resources can be accessed by identified subjects like users or systems. An ACL typically will also store the related permissions that the subject has. For example, Bob can access a particular file and read it. Alice can do the same, but also edit the file.