[Samba] file locking question
Felipe Augusto van de Wiel
felipe at paranacidade.org.br
Tue Sep 19 14:02:25 GMT 2006
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On 09/19/2006 12:49 AM, Greg Lehmann escreveu:
> Hi all,
> If I have a linux server running samba for filesharing and I use NFS to
> make these shares available on another linux server that also runs samba
> to share the same shares will the locking still work properly?
Hmmm, I don't think so. The locks are not in the share
itself. Samba keeps it in another place (.tdb files). You can
check the "clustered samba" on the wiki, it maybe has some nice
tips on this topic:
> I can use this to get around an issue with multiple authentication
> domains and I suspect NFS is less chatty than SMB anyway so will mean a
> peformance win as well across the WAN.
> Can you see any other problems with this setup?
I hope this helps.
Felipe Augusto van de Wiel <felipe at paranacidade.org.br>
Coordenadoria de Tecnologia da Informação (CTI) - SEDU/PARANACIDADE
http://www.paranacidade.org.br/ Phone: (+55 41 3350 3300)
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