Smbclient and Dfs access

Jeremy Allison jra at
Tue Mar 23 21:02:21 GMT 2004

On Tue, Mar 23, 2004 at 03:50:21PM -0500, Shane Harsch wrote:
> I have been digging through and general web searches
> and have found nothing definitive about this. I am working with Nokia's
> Secure Access Server (which uses samba 3.0) and have run into issues
> accessing dfs shares. I installed 3.0.3pre1 on RH 7.3 to test this and
> got the same results. My guess is you all have heard this problem
> before, but I am looking for the definitive answer.
> smbclient can access the dfs share, but when you attempt to cd to a
> directory in that share, it cannot list its contents. Further, if you
> attempt to access a subdirectory of that directory, it fails. 
> Is Dfs supported in samba 3? 

DFS is supported on the server.

> If not, are there any plans to?
> If so, how do I do it?

I'm not sure that client side dfs is supported in smbclient,
we know how to do it, I just don't think the code is in there


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