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

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Wed Jul 15 05:47:58 MDT 2009

On Wed, Jul 15, 2009 at 02:37:09PM +0300, David wrote:
> Thanks for all your help and I'm sorry if I'm being a nag, but I have to
> check all my options before moving on using nfsv4 authorization.
> I quickly setup a test server with the same configuration like on my prod
> environment, and I found that if remove gpfs module from the "vfs object"
> option line, I can see the permissions and get the proper permissions from
> the acls entries. (just like in example I sent at the begging)
> If this resolves my problem, is there a reason why not using this solution?
> It also don't come up with what you wrote before which totally make sense to
> me...

I never used GPFS with posix ACLs, and I *thought* from the
mere existence of the special ACL API in gpfs.h that these
calls are required.

If it works fine now, perfect. Sorry for the noise, just
ignore me.

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