[Samba] Can't get MSDFS to work, help!
kalele at samba.org
Sun May 5 19:55:02 GMT 2002
I just tried this out here and it works fine. Must be a problem with your
Can you map the smbhost share directly without dfs? Are the dfs symlinks
readable by the user on the Unix machine?
It shouldn't matter whether the server name in the dfs link is a netbios
or dns name. In the links you have, the last one (ntdb4) is the
A glance through a level 10 samba log might give you some clues..
I've been trying since the past hours to configure MSDFS using 2.2.4,
compiled with --with-msdfs under Solaris but I can't get it to work :(
Here's what I've done, in the smb.conf file, I added the following:
host msdfs = yes
path = /export/dfsroot
msdfs root = yes
In the /export/dfsroot I've created all of the following symlinks,
there's many cuz nothing was working so I've created all the one
ntdb1 -> msdfs:smbhost.net.private.com\ntdb
ntdb2 -> msdfs:smbhost.net.private.com\\ntdb
ntdb3 -> msdfs:smbhost\\ntdb
ntdb4 -> msdfs:smbhost\ntdb
I added "netbios name = smbhost" on the remote server.
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