[Samba] Preserve create/modify dates in Samba 3.4.7
dlewis at mtu.edu
Sun Jul 11 03:47:59 MDT 2010
I have configured Samba 3.4.7 with extended attributes enabled to preserve
file create/modify dates.
In the [global] section of smb.conf:
ea support =yes
store dos attributes =yes
map archive = no
map readonly =no
The map hidden and map system are ignored when I check with testparm.
In the share section I have:
create mask =0771
directory mask =0771
I also checked the share directory and applied chmod 771 to match the
directory permissions to Samba settings and allow the minimal permissions
for the attributes mapping.
I went ahead and tried to map a network drive, and successfully copied a
file over to samba, though the create date is set to the modified date on
When I check the extended attributes of the file I copied over with:
sudo getfattr -d -encoding=text [share directory]
I see one attribute: user.DOSATTRIB
For my /etc/fstab, I have set the following options set for a ext4
Is there a way to check the contents of user.DOSATTRIB?
I am not seeing any obvious error messages in the samba log file, do I need
to patch the Ubuntu 10.04 kernel or switch to Samba 3.4.7 to store file
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