Opportunities for Samba4 based CIFS proxies

Ignacio Coupeau icoupeau at unav.es
Wed Nov 2 15:35:32 GMT 2005

Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> With the work I now have in the Samba4 tree, we can now operate as a
> CIFS proxy, potentially modifying the data stream in the process.  We do
> so with the administrators permission (based on kerberos delegation),
> but it does open up an interesting area of research for somebody wanting
> to construct:
>  - CIFS virus scanner
>  - CIFS accelerator
>  - CIFS aggregation server

a question: is the "CIFS aggregation server" intended for load balance, 
horizontal scalability (same namespace) or HA?

I found some references in several pages, like
about NAS aggregation and I'm a bit confused...


Dr. Ignacio Coupeau              icoupeau at unav.es
CTI, Director                    icoupeau at alumni.unav.es
University of Navarra            icoupeau at ieee.org
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