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

James Peach jpeach at samba.org
Fri Feb 16 21:44:05 GMT 2007

On Feb 16, 2007, at 1:27 PM, Thomas Bork wrote:

> 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.

"host msdfs = yes" should be OK by default.

James Peach | jpeach at samba.org

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