[Samba] Refused oplock on NFS mounted file system

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Thu Mar 22 18:46:02 GMT 2007

On Thu, Mar 22, 2007 at 11:48:32AM +0100, Rupert Kolb wrote:
> But this is common practice:
> Very few of our user know, where one of the 100 (logical) disks reside.
> They use one of the few samba servers and follow symbolic links (to auto
> mounted nfs disks).
> And I prefer to be able to move disk space, without the user knowing
> essentially, where the disks are really installed.
> So, oplocks with samba and nfs should work reasonably.

As an alternative approach you might want to look at MSDFS
with which you can achieve pretty much the same appearance
to your users.

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