[Samba] Franky vs s3fs vs ...

steve steve at steve-ss.com
Tue May 8 00:45:38 MDT 2012

On 05/08/2012 06:24 AM, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> On Fri, 2012-05-04 at 12:27 +0200, steve wrote:
>> Hi
>> We don't use winbind either and we also use nslcd (what a superb piece
>> of kit). We simply store the rfc2307 attributes in the dn of the user or
>> group and have setup scripts to manipulate uses and groups in this way.
>> All I'm looking for is an altrernative to the file sever that ships with
>> S4 at the moment. I think the new fileserver will become stable soon.
>> Just looking at the possibilites for having something now rather than
>> wait. Franky on the same box is attractive.
> Steve,
> Attempting to run Franky at this point will give you more, not less
> pain.  There isn't some magic solution that we are hiding from you.
> We are working to allow smbd to become the default file server in Samba
> 4.0, and have added the --use-s3fs option to provision to allow early
> adopters to test it for us.
> However, we do not recommend it at this stage, as in particular it fails
> to correctly set ACLs for group policy objects.
Hi Andrew
Please give us the smb.conf settings for s3fs. We can't continue with 
the ntvfs server as it is so at least we can give it a go.

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