[Samba] XP SP3 and posix locking

Daniel Wilson daniel.wilson at sunderland.ac.uk
Fri Jun 6 13:43:04 GMT 2008

>> 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.
Just to back volker up, our University has been doing this for at  
least 3 years with no issues at all :) we have about 9000 active users!

> Volker
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