[jcifs] ShareSecurity with OverlandStorage Server aka SnapServer
mazhar.lateef at virtualcode.co.uk
Wed Oct 19 04:54:28 MDT 2011
Does this mean Jcifs will not be compatible with SMB V2,
Regarding the SnapServer, I will try to find out about the configuration
options available, and see if there is anything that is forcing this
behaviour of returning the Everyone Group.
Many Thanks for your input.
On Tue, Oct 18, 2011 at 9:08 PM, Christopher R. Hertel <crh at ubiqx.mn.org>wrote:
> I *believe*, but do not know for sure, that the SnapServer product runs
> The SMB/CIFS protocol is not the same per platform. Every implementation
> (including different Windows versions) has variations. The protocol is too
> large and too complex for there to be a viable conformance test. In
> addition, the semantics of SMB/CIFS and now SMB2 are tied very closely to
> Windows and NTFS semantics. Any server that is not running on Windows must
> translate semantics between those expected by the platform and those
> expected by the protocol. It gets tricky.
> All that said... There is probably a configuration parameter on the
> SnapServer that is set in such a way that it is always returning the
> "Everyone" group. I do not know what configuration interface SnapServers
> make available.
> Chris -)-----
> Mazhar Lateef wrote:
> > Hi All,
> > We are currently working with a client using an overland Storage
> > appliance aka SnapServer running Guardian OS. Jcifs seems to work ok,
> > except it does not seem to return the correct share security information
> > of the Shared folder. The same application when used in a windows
> > environment works absolutely fine and returns the correct information.
> > The client's appliance is integrated with a AD and the shared
> > permissions are applied to security groups from the AD. Jcifs seems to
> > ALWAYS return the everyone group even when the share security does not
> > have everyone listed in the Allow permissions.
> > Can anyone help please? does anyone know anything about SnapServer and
> > why the share security may not be working? I would have thought the CIFS
> > protocol will be the same regardless of the platform.
> > Any help, guidance, pointers would be much appreciated.
> > Maz
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