Using a VFS module to affect MSDFS root shares

Constantine Vetoshev gepardcv at
Tue Aug 18 14:08:49 MDT 2009

Volker Lendecke <Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE> writes:
> On Wed, Aug 12, 2009 at 05:38:05PM -0400, Constantine Vetoshev wrote:
>> What about "dfs/abc123/file.txt", though? I'm not sure how to translate
>> that. Hints very much appreciated.
> Do you actually see that in the VFS module? I would have
> thought that if you properly redirected dfs/abc123 as the
> correct DFS link, such a reference to dfs/abc123/file.txt
> would never hit the VFS. But I might be wrong there.

You are right. Paths beyond the redirect point do not seem to hit the
module. It seems to be sufficient to provide correct stat(), lstat(),
and readlink() responses for paths which should behave as DFS redirect

Constantine Vetoshev

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