[Samba] Highly-available file server question..

simo idra at samba.org
Tue Oct 19 18:09:31 MDT 2010

On Tue, 2010-10-19 at 16:52 -0700, Jeremy Allison wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 20, 2010 at 10:19:36AM +1030, Indexer wrote:
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> > On 20/10/2010, at 4:31 AM, John_Delisle at ceridian.ca wrote:
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> > > I wasn't sure DFS was a good fit, my understanding of DFS is limited 
> > > (reading up today..). 
> > 
> > As i understood it, Samba does not support DFS? Am i wrong? I have done some googling into this and cant find any results about it.
> Yes you are wrong. Samba supports DFS.

Samba supports the DFS mechanism but I think that some Windows Admins
tend to also imply the related File Replication when they say DFS.

We do not support the File Replication Protocol, yet.


Simo Sorce
Samba Team GPL Compliance Officer <simo at samba.org>
Principal Software Engineer at Red Hat, Inc. <simo at redhat.com>

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