ZFS snapshots readable over samba - Permission
jra at samba.org
Mon Oct 3 17:14:19 MDT 2011
On Mon, Oct 03, 2011 at 06:39:47PM -0400, Ira Cooper wrote:
> How are are the shares in samba exported? On a per user basis or all of /usr/
> home in one share?
> Also is there a reason why each user doesn't have their own ZFS subvolume? It
> makes quotas and general administration easier.
> Expected paths:
> /usr/home/foo/.profile ; foo's .profile
> /usr/home/.zfs/snapshot/daily.0/.profile ; Foo's profile yesterday. (assuming
> the snapshot is called daily.0)
> With subvolumes:
> /usr/home/foo/.profile ; foo's profile
> /usr/home/foo/.zfs/snapshot/daily.0/.profile ; Foo's profile yesterday.
Yes, the subvolume mechanism is the way to go. The non-subvolume
case will run into the default "wide links = no" setting.
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