Questions about smb.conf parameters and variables

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Wed Jul 4 15:47:39 MDT 2012

On Wed, 2012-07-04 at 20:28 +0200, Marc Muehlfeld wrote:
> Am 03.07.2012 22:17, schrieb Carlos Miguel Bustillo Rodriguez:
> >> Many thanks for this great, helpfull list. May I ask, where you find it?
> >
> > You can find this list in;a=blob_plain;f=source4/NEWS;hb=HEAD
> >
> > or in source4/NEWS at your samba-master mirror.
> Thanks. I haven't looked in the NEWS file.
> I have one more question on the removed parameters: If I use s3fs, then smbd 
> is running together with the samba process. Are share parameters on that list 
> like "guest ok", "force directory mode",... are removed totally, or are they 
> only removed for the samba binary binary and smbd still work with them?

Thanks for mentioning this to us.  I'll clean out that file, as with the
merged Samba 4.0, most of those parameters are indeed honoured again.
They were removed early in the Samba 4.0 development process, for the
then-new ntvfs file server.

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                      
Authentication Developer, Samba Team 

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