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I know that this setfacl is to give permission:

setfacl -m u:user:rwx myfolder

But is there one to take permissions such as:

setfacl -m u:user:-rwx myfolder

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Yes, you can specify - in the relevant permission field to set an ACL with restricted permissions:

setfacl -m u:user:--- myfolder

This doesn’t work to restrict the permissions of the owner, which makes sense since the owner of a file can change the ACLs anyway. It does work to restrict the permissions of a non-owner user who would otherwise have access to the file (through group or “other” permissions).

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