[Samba] Re: ClearCase Interop problem with recent Samba versions

Thomas Bork tombork at web.de
Fri Feb 16 21:27:07 GMT 2007

Volker Lendecke wrote:

>> My experience is that "host msdfs" is OK since it just sets the  
>> capability bit. "msdfs root" can cause changes in client behaviour. We  
>> saw this in netbench testing ... I can probably dig up the traces if  
>> necessary.
> Probably you're right. When doing the negprot the server
> can't know whether I want to connect to a dfs share or not.

I also remember the problem of one user, who was wondering about the 
fact, that there was no quota tab in his shares after this change:

> Stefan Gohmann wrote:
>> > Hello,
>> > 
>> > after I added 
>> > 
>> > host msdfs = no
>> > msdfs root = no 
>> > 
>> > to my smb.conf the quota tab is available.
> That makes sense.  I doubt MS supports quotas on
> DFS root shares.  Thanks.

I don't think it was a good idea to set these options per default.

der tom

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