[Samba] CIFS Session transfer

Barry Johnson 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

Barry Johnson

----- 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
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