[Samba] Franky vs s3fs vs ...

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Tue May 8 02:19:51 MDT 2012

On Tue, 2012-05-08 at 08:45 +0200, steve wrote:
> 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.
> Cheers,
> Steve

I've added this information to the wiki, where I'll try and keep it


Andrew Bartlett
Andrew Bartlett                                http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team           http://samba.org

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