HyperV and Samba

Richard Sharpe realrichardsharpe at gmail.com
Tue Apr 14 15:01:55 MDT 2015

On Sun, Apr 12, 2015 at 3:56 PM, Richard Sharpe
<realrichardsharpe at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 10, 2015 at 8:59 PM, Steve French <smfrench at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I was doing some experiments with Richard and David's HyperV patches
>> which seemed to work ok (at least for image creation, it failed when
>> actually running the image due to a configuration issue) - I could see
>> the effects of the three major sets of changes they made in the
>> wireshark traces
>> set compression
>> and
>> request resilient handles
>> and
>> various sparse file features used in image creation
>> but something very basic caused problems when I didn't do image
>> creation via PowerShell (as Jose's presentation gave as an example).
>> With Samba 4.1 (even without any changes)
> So, you managed to create the image via HyperV but it failed to start.
> Do you have a trace of the failure? Perhaps we are not declaring
> ourselves capable of Persistent Handles and other stuff when joining
> the domain.

Perhaps the lack of durable handles V2 is the problem ...

>> -  "net ads join" (and also
>> "net rpc join") will create and join a Samba/Linux computer to Windows
>> 2012R2 domain (which you can prove by doing "dsquery computer") but
>> the Samba server does not show in the list of servers in any of the
>> Windows GUIs (e.g.   HyperV list of servers, or the List of File
>> Servers) so it is hard to manage.   I can of course explicitly connect
>> to the Samba server from Windows (NET USE or explorer), but am puzzled
>> how to get Samba server to show up in the list of file servers (in
>> HyperV configuration) so we don't have to do this through obscure
>> power shell commands.
>> Anyone have any success getting Samba to show up in list of file
>> servers in these Windows GUIs - I had assumed that some LDAP entries
>> need to be udpated in "net ads join" that aren't being updated.

Richard Sharpe

More information about the samba-technical mailing list