[Samba] Access to NFS through samba

Luca Olivetti luca at wetron.es
Sat Mar 12 12:47:17 GMT 2005

nac kawathekar wrote:

> 2.Another solution involves introduction of a separate machine in the network,on which the 
>   required NFS share is mounted and then is shared through Samba. I wish to know the         possible disadvantages of this solution.
>   Does the above conflict of permission bits occur in this case.

Unless you're using nfsv4 (which I didn't test), you'll have problems 
with locking (e.g.: both the samba client and the nfs server can open 
the same file for writing, with obviously disastrous results).


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