[Samba] Re: NFS4 as SMB share

Rex Dieter rdieter at math.unl.edu
Mon Jan 16 18:58:57 GMT 2006

Al Active wrote:
> Greetings all,
> Can Samba export SMB file and directory shares off a NFS-Clinet's NFSv4
> shares? The Samba is on the NFSv4-Client. The NFS-Share is mounted
> on /Data on the NFS-Client/Samba Server? 
> Any rights issues to consider?

You certainly can, but it could be potentially slow/problematic dealing 
with file locking.  My last attempt (using a linux (rhel3) NFSv3 server) 
yielded very poor file locking performance.

-- Rex

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