[Samba] Re: ClearCase Interop problem with recent Samba versions

Bill Marshall bmarsh at us.ibm.com
Fri Feb 16 17:46:08 GMT 2007

Eric Boehm <boehm <at> nortel.com> writes:

>     Volker> host msdfs = no     
>     Volker> msdfs root = no
>     Volker> in the [global] section.
> I see from the release notes for 3.0.23 that the defaults for these
> two settings were changed to yes.
> Does this have implications for uses other than ClearCase?

I think the Vmware Physical to Virtual converter
http://www.vmware.com/products/converter/ also has problems with systems that
claim to host msdfs. The wizard failed with a crazy error and there wasn't a
hint until I did some network traces.

> Why did it affect ClearCase?
Good Quesion.


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