[Samba] CIFS Session transfer
originalskinnyj at hotmail.com
Wed Feb 20 17:11:07 GMT 2002
If you don't want to use DFS you could use NFS. Samba server2 exports it,
Samba server1 mounts it, samba shares it, voila transparent to the end user
----- Original Message -----
From: "Andrew Bartlett" <abartlet at pcug.org.au>
To: "Sivaselvam, CN" <cn.sivaselvam at digital.com>
Cc: <samba at lists.samba.org>
Sent: Wednesday, February 20, 2002 6:37 PM
Subject: Re: [Samba] CIFS Session transfer
> "Sivaselvam, CN" wrote:
> > Hi All,
> > I would like to know if this is possible and if possible what is the
> > complexity.
> > Consider a CIFS client, SAMBA Server1 and Samba Server2.
> > Say a session is established between a CIFS client and SAMBA server1. Is
> > possible for the SAMBA server1 to transfer/redirect/reestablish the
> > connection to SAMBA server2 without the CIFS client knowing about this?
> > session between the CIFS client and SAMBA Server1 should be closed and a
> > session between CIFS client and SAMBA server2 should be opened both
> > transparent to the CIFS client.
> Look into MSDFS, which sends back a special error code to indicate 'this
> directory not on this server', the client then asks for the real server
> and tranparently reconnects.
> Andrew Bartlett
> Andrew Bartlett abartlet at pcug.org.au
> Manager, Authentication Subsystems, Samba Team abartlet at samba.org
> Student Network Administrator, Hawker College abartlet at hawkerc.net
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