[Samba] shadow_copy for homes share

Cory Coager ccoager at davisvision.com
Wed Aug 27 13:09:49 GMT 2008

I'm guessing this patch isn't part of binaries distributed through SLES 
which is why it isn't working for me.  Thanks for the info.

Aaron Browne wrote:
> Take a look on this page.. http://www.edplese.com/samba-with-zfs.html
> The 3-paths.patch contains a description of exactly what you are trying to
> do..
> >From patch :
> +    Below is example usage for a single large filesystem mounted
> +    at /home that contains all of the home directories.  The
> +    snapshots reside in /snapshots/home.
> +
> +    [homes]
> +       path = /home/%U
> +       public = no
> +       writable = yes
> +       printable = no
> +       vfs object = shadow_copy
> +       shadow_copy: path = /snapshots/home
> +       shadow_copy: subpath = %U
> +       shadow_copy: format = $Y.$m.$d-$H.$M.$S
> +       shadow_copy: sort = desc
> +       shadow_copy: localtime = yes

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