[Samba] Samba locking with NFS backend.

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Tue Jan 8 18:27:51 GMT 2008

On Tue, Jan 08, 2008 at 01:12:58AM +0100, Jan Hugo Prins wrote:

> The main reason we don't use the Cifs capabilities of the Isilon cluster 
> is that it doesn't support how we use Samba / Ldap.
> We have 1 LDAP tree, with all little OU's and each OU is the container 
> for 1 domain.
> We use a filter to make sure that a user that connect to the samba he 
> has access to, only sees his part of the LDAP tree.
> This filter functionality is something that is not available in the 
> stock samba, it was before, and we patch it back into every samba we use 
> in production.
> We can't patch it into the Cifs server on the Isilon cluster.

You should be able to - it's just Samba and so you have
the source code.

Is the filter patch more generally useful ? Do you think
it's worth submitting to the list or as a feature request ?


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