Proposal/Idea: Remove support for using rfc2307 attributes for s4 id-mapping?
idra at samba.org
Tue Oct 16 07:16:45 MDT 2012
On Tue, 2012-10-16 at 13:43 +0200, steve wrote:
> On 16/10/12 12:30, Jeremy Allison wrote:
> > On Tue, Oct 16, 2012 at 11:28:26AM +0200, steve wrote:
> >> We can't use cifs to serve the Linux clients as the file ownership
> >> is always that of the user who mounted the file system, not the
> >> authenticated user.
> > That should only happen if you don't have UNIX extensions
> > turned on at the Samba fileserver (they should be on by
> > default). With UNIX extensions the cifsfs client will
> > query the UNIX uid/gids directly from Samba in a similar
> > way to NFS.
> > Jeremy.
> I'd like to be able to take nfs out of the equation but the limitation
> which cifs imposes on file ownership is too bad.
> Are you saying that I can use cifs in place of nfs for Linux clients?
> E.g. their home directories? I want files there to be user:group
> -rw-r--r-- cifs lets me do it for one user only. THat's no god in a
> mutiuser domain.
you just need top enable multiuser mounts.
See the cifs docs.
> If I have a share mounted using cifs, I can specify a uid and a gid of a
> user. If another user logs in, how do I then tell cifs that the uid:gid
> has changed without getting root to remount the share for me?
> I've tried with autofs. Is there a way to pass the uid:gid to the
> automounter so that it is mounted correctly?
No, autofs is not the best option in this case, although certainly an
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