NTFS File Compression

Rod Sanborn rsanborn at ew.elan.af.mil
Tue Jun 29 17:01:37 GMT 1999

Does Samba support NTFS file/volume compression?  We have an NT-based
application that processes numerous large files.  We would like to compress
the files, but if we use gzip on the Unix side, it will drastically degrade
the performance (random access becomes sequential searches).  On a native NT
volume, we can use NTFS compression to compress the files and then
uncompress them on the fly.  Is this option available for volumes that Samba
shares to NT?

rsanborn at ew.elan.af.mil

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