VFS modules / MSDFS tweaking

Gerald Carter gcarter at valinux.com
Mon Jul 23 15:19:06 GMT 2001

On Mon, 23 Jul 2001, Michael Gerdts wrote:

> One problem that I anticipate as I implement this is the lack of docs
> on writing VFS modules.  The samples are great, but how do I make use
> of the "vfs options" share parameter from a module that I write?  I
> have seen no reference, and a quick look at smbd/vfs*.c does not give
> me much of a clue.

Don;t use 'vfs options'. IMO it will be depreciated soon.

> I would love to hear the answer to this as well.  Are there any
> hard-core docs on how MS clients choose which server to talk to?  The
> only docs I have seen so far are written at a level appropriate for
> managers, not people trying to get the most out of it.

No idea.  I have not looked at the wire operations of MS-DFS
much at all.

cheers, jerry
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