Samba4 Hardware Question

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Thu Dec 12 16:53:07 MST 2013

On Thu, 2013-12-12 at 18:29 -0500, Andrew LaPierre wrote:
> Do most people have their file storage (for Users, like for Folder
> Redirect) local to the Samba4 server?  In the past, with Samba3, I've
> always had my Samba server be a small VM that mapped a large file store via
> NFS.  Since Samba4 requires ACL, and I can't seem to get ACL to work over
> NFSv4 (and not totally clear on if it should work or not), should I use
> iSCSI, or create local storage?  Thanks for your advice.

You should avoid re-sharing NFS via samba where you have any better
option.  Create local storage or use iSCSI would be my recommendation. 

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett
Authentication Developer, Samba Team
Samba Developer, Catalyst IT

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