[Samba] Share size limits NFS file transfer

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Sat Feb 16 09:06:15 MST 2013

On Sat, Feb 16, 2013 at 03:42:58PM +0000, Kristian Davies wrote:
> My samba server has a 1GB partition on which I have a bunch of
> symlinks to the correct storage via NFS - there are completely valid
> reasons for this.  Unfortunately clients see the share size as 1GB
> rather than the 200TB cluster that's attached via NFS and thus I can't
> copy over a 2GB file.
> Is there anyway to fake the advertised share size on a per share basis
> (clients can't write to the local partition anyway) - my google foo
> hasn't led me to the answer.

Take a look at the "dfree command" in the smb.conf.


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