[Samba] can not read file permissions via samba over gpfs

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Wed Jul 15 05:10:41 MDT 2009

On Wed, Jul 15, 2009 at 02:01:43PM +0300, David wrote:
> So how can I resolve this issue?

Add code to the gpfs module to also deal properly with posix
acls :-)

> How come I can't see this behavior on non gpfs shares?

Because other file systems don't need the special API calls
to get/set acls.

> The only thing I can think off is to: changes gpfs filesystem authorization
> to nfsv4 or all(posix and nfsv4), and change samba configuration according.
> I don't have any nfsv4 clients, only Linux, MacOsx and windows XP which are
> nfsv3 and smb.

Yes, NFSv4 acls would be one way to go. This is completely
independent of whether you actually use NFSv4 as a protocol,
those ACLs are a file system thing and not primarily a
protocol thing.

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