[Samba] migrating samba shares to a netapp filer?

John P Arends jarends at northwestern.edu
Thu Jan 31 10:22:11 MST 2013

I agree completely. robocopy is the best solution here. Why try to make your life more complicated?

On Jan 31, 2013, at 10:29 AM, Wolfgang Ratzka <ratzka at hrz.uni-marburg.de> wrote:

> Am 31.01.2013 16:43, schrieb Luca Olivetti:
>> Al 31/01/13 16:09, En/na John P Arends ha escrit:
>>> If I were you I'd connect to both shares using a Windows machine and run robocopy to copy all the permissions.
>> I thought about that but I'd prefer a Linux solution (if possible).
> There is a lack of standardization in  ACLs on the Linux/Unix side
> (fine grained ACLs beyound User/Group/World).
> AFAIK XFS does have Posix ACLs (which never left draft status) and NetApp
> might be able to do NFSv4 ACLs on volumes with NTFS security
> exported via NFSv4 (not sure about that).
> If your ACLs follow a simple pattern (user and group directories with
> fairly uniform access rights) you might just recreate the ACLs from
> scratch, otherwise robocopy does a fairly good job in translating
> the ACLs.
> Kind Regards
> Wolfgang Ratzka
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