[Samba] XP SP3 and posix locking

Dirk Kastens dkastens at uos.de
Fri Jun 6 13:14:08 GMT 2008


Volker Lendecke wrote:

> Well, re-export of NFS-imported directories is not
> recommended and one of the exceptions to "you should
> never..." :-)

You should not NFS-export NFS-mounted filesystems. I don't know why you 
shouldn't create a samba share on an NFS-filesystem. Our samba servers 
are running for many years with NFS-filesystems. That never caused any 

> If you have NetApp installed, why re-export via Samba?
> License issues?

No. CIFS on the NetApp only works with Active Directory. We use LDAP for 
user authentication so we have to keep our samba servers.


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