[Samba] Re: Access to NFS through samba

Michal Kurowski mkur at gazeta.pl
Sat Mar 12 13:20:33 GMT 2005

nac kawathekar [nascomp19 at rediffmail.com] wrote:
> I have the following problem:
> I wish to access the NFS shares through Windows.
> I want guideline on the following issues : 
> 1.One of the solution to above problem involves sharing the same
>   share(directory) using Samba server and NFS server.But won't this give
>   rise to conflicts with respect to access permission bits of that
>   particular directory being shared.  > (Because Samba does the Mapping
>   of the permission bits with respect to windows whereas NFS does it
>   with respect to unix/linux)
>   How shall this conflict be overcome ?

There's no conflict, really - and this the way to go in most cases.

There's no such thing as "special permission bits set by NFS"
- the usual unix semantics apply all along. 

> (because the SMB protocol is more stringent than NFS protocol).

Hmm, could you elaborate ?

Michal Kurowski
<mkur at gazeta.pl>

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