Odd behaviour with Samba4 member server NTVFS mode

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Tue Feb 25 15:07:52 MST 2014

On Tue, Feb 25, 2014 at 11:50:32AM +0000, Mark Walker wrote:
> Hi All,
> We have been attempting to expand our Samba4 setup with a remote 4.0.14
> member server for serving up user profiles and home dirs.
> As our existing Samba 4 DC is still an Alpha 12 release running the NTVFS
> server we attempted to mirror the use of this on the member server until we
> were in a position to upgrade it.
> I cannot help but notice that while we have specified -s3fs in the
> configuration there are still references in the logs to smbd being used and
> also reflected in the ps output furthermore there are acls being set.
> So my questions are:
> Is the use of NTVFS in a member server completely unsupported and
> impossible?

Yes. Please don't use that code.

> If so is it normal to still see security.NTACL attributes being set?

Yes. But please don't use that code.

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