[Samba] s3fs or ntvfs

Ricky Nance ricky.nance at weaubleau.k12.mo.us
Tue Feb 12 20:08:00 MST 2013

In more recent versions of samba, the server services line is typically
omitted (as is the dcerpc endpoint servers). If you have +smb, -s3fs, you
are using ntvfs, otherwise +s3fs does just what it says (and in your line
there is no smb either, which is good if you are running s3fs). As far as I
remember, these lines are no longer generated by provision (since early
betas I think). Also, if you start samba and see smbd running (ps ax | grep
smbd), then you are using s3fs, and according to your mail, this is the


On Tue, Feb 12, 2013 at 6:58 PM, Fabian von Romberg <fromberg100 at hotmail.com
> wrote:

> Hi,
> how can I what filer server is currently running in samba4, s3fs or ntvfs?
> My smb.conf looks like this:
> server services = s3fs, rpc, nbt, wrepl, ldap, cldap, kdc, drepl, winbind,
> ntp_signd, kcc, dnsupdate, web
> dcerpc endpoint servers = epmapper, wkssvc, rpcecho, samr, netlogon,
> lsarpc, spoolss, drsuapi, dssetup, unixinfo, browser, eventlog6, backupkey,
> dnsserver
> Im asking as when looging from a Windows 7 client im seing in debug the
> following:
> /usr/local/samba/sbin/smbd: Initialising default vfs hooks
> /usr/local/samba/sbin/smbd: Initialising custom vfs hooks from [/[Default
> VFS]/]
> /usr/local/samba/sbin/smbd: Initialising custom vfs hooks from [acl_xattr]
> /usr/local/samba/sbin/smbd: Initialising custom vfs hooks from [dfs_samba4]
> /usr/local/samba/sbin/smbd: connect_acl_xattr: setting 'inherit acls =
> true' 'dos filemode = true' and 'force unknown acl user = true' for service
> IPC$
> Regards,
> Fabian
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