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

James Peach jpeach at samba.org
Fri Feb 16 21:02:08 GMT 2007

On Feb 16, 2007, at 12:19 PM, Volker Lendecke wrote:

> On Fri, Feb 16, 2007 at 05:46:08PM +0000, Bill Marshall wrote:
>> 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.
> Just thought if it was wise to enable dfs by default. It
> seems to cause quite difficult to track down grief in some
> situations.

My experience is that "host msdfs" is OK since it just sets the  
capability bit. "msdfs root" can cause changes in client behaviour. We  
saw this in netbench testing ... I can probably dig up the traces if  

James Peach | jpeach at samba.org

More information about the samba mailing list