Writing a Windows Explorer plugin that uses a Vendor Specific FSCTL to access extra metadata about files from Samba
slow at samba.org
Wed Sep 25 19:03:14 UTC 2019
On 9/25/19 11:53 AM, Richard Sharpe via samba-technical wrote:
> Hi folks,
> Over the last few weeks, as a part-time activity, I have been writing
> a Windows Explorer plugin that uses a Vendor Specific FSCTL to
> communicate with a Samba VFS module to retrieve some of the plethora
> of extra metadata we have in our file system.
> It also allows us to set some of that metadata as well.
> Since knowing that something can be done is often the most important
> step in doing that thing, I thought I would mention it.
> I hope to find the time to provide a tutorial on this subject as well,
> probably on the Samba Wiki.
yes, please share as much as you can, ideally the source code, but some
tutorial on the wiki would also be nice. :)
Ralph Boehme, Samba Team https://samba.org/
Samba Developer, SerNet GmbH https://sernet.de/en/samba/
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