[Samba] Samba 3.0.x, GPFS and NFSv4, ACLs and so on... ???

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Thu Mar 15 22:14:58 GMT 2007

On Thu, Mar 15, 2007 at 12:23:56PM +0100, Michael Gasch wrote:
> would you advise against the usage of NSFv4 and samba running on the
> same GPFS cluster node? since we´re running older versions of samba
> (original SLES10/ RHEL4 packages) the code could be not "developed"
> enough in this manner...

You can certainly run Samba on top of GPFS and will respect
any ACL that is present on the file system. The thing that
was improved is editing those ACLs via the Windows GUI.

> besides this, are there any white papers, tuning options or
> recommendations running samba on top of GPFS?

That *very* much depends on your applications.

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