[Samba] XP SP3 and posix locking

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Fri Jun 6 13:29:14 GMT 2008

On Fri, Jun 06, 2008 at 03:14:08PM +0200, Dirk Kastens wrote:

> You should not NFS-export NFS-mounted filesystems. I don't know why you 
> shouldn't create a samba share on an NFS-filesystem.

Exactly for the problems you've seen.
> No. CIFS on the NetApp only works with Active Directory. We use LDAP for 
> user authentication so we have to keep our samba servers.

Despite what NetApp sales reps try to tell you, NetApp
filers work perfectly fine in a Samba domain. Just create a
Samba PDC backed by your LDAP (domain logons = yes should be
sufficient), join your NetApp box and you're in.

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