[PATCH] loadparm: check for VFS modules required by AD DC role

David Disseldorp ddiss at samba.org
Tue Nov 27 10:25:45 UTC 2018

On Tue, 27 Nov 2018 14:44:59 +0900, SATOH Fumiyasu wrote:
[cc'ing list]


> On Tue, 27 Nov 2018 03:36:19 +0900,
> David Disseldorp via samba-technical wrote:
> > When Samba is running as an AD compatible domain controller and the
> > "vfs objects" parameter is not set, then the dfs_samba4 and acl_xattr
> > modules are automatically enabled. However, if the "vfs objects" is
> > defined, then the setting is left as-is.
> > This means that attempts to us other VFS modules have the side effect of
> > disabling the dfs_samba4 and acl_xattr modules, causing unexpected
> > behaviour.  
> All shares on Samba AD DC requires dfs_samba4 and acl_xattr modules?
> Or only the "SYSVOL" share on Samba AD DC require it?

The modules are currently enabled by default for all AD DC shares, not
just SYSVOL. Hopefully someone more familiar with the Samba AD DC role
can answer your question as to whether or not that's really necessary.

Cheers, David

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