[Samba] Offline Caching

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Sun Feb 5 23:43:39 MST 2012

On Sun, Feb 05, 2012 at 10:47:49AM -0500, Charles Marcus wrote:
> On 2012-02-04 10:33 AM, Volker Lendecke wrote:
> >On Sat, Feb 04, 2012 at 02:54:13PM, Mike Howard wrote:
> >>I'm sure this has been asked before but I can't find anything
> >>recent. Using Samba4 and windows clients, the client logs include
> >>lots off 'windows has detected that offline caching is enabled on
> >>the roaming profile share.......' messages. Is this an issue and if
> >>so, how do I sort it? I've found references to 'csc policy =
> >>disable' but this is not recognised in samba4 smb.conf.
> >Probably someone needs to take the time to port this feature from the
> >Samba3 based fileserver to the Samba4 based one. Patches welcome:-)
> Confused on both the question and answer...
> Is the question 'How do I enable offline caching for shares in
> Samba4', or 'how do I *disable* offline caching for a specific share
> in samba4'?

My answer was in response to the "csc policy" parameter. The
samba3 based file server has it, but it seems the samba4
based one does not. So if you require the samba4 based file
server for some reason, someone needs to port this feature
to the samba4 based file server to fulfill your

With best regards,

Volker Lendecke

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