[Samba] Samba4 DFS Support

Martin, Brian D. (JSC-OD)[UNITED SPACE ALLIANCE LLC] brian.d.martin at nasa.gov
Mon Mar 4 21:49:33 MST 2013

Haven't heard any updates on this question.  Anyone have any ideas?


On 1/31/13 5:12 PM, "Martin, Brian D. (JSC-OD)[UNITED SPACE ALLIANCE LLC]"
<brian.d.martin at nasa.gov> wrote:

>What's the status of DFS support in Samba4? Using Win7 and smbclient and
>Linux I'm getting generic error messages related to not being able to
>access the DFS.  This similar config is working in Samba v. 3.5.6.  I
>spent some time Googling and didn't find much.  I did find one page that
>suggested Samba4 DFS support may be limited only to the sysvol and
>netlogon shares at this time.   I'm using Samba v. 4.0.1 compiled from
>source.  I'm on Debian v. 6.0.6 64 bit.  Thanks for the help!
>-Brian Martin
># Global parameters
>       workgroup = XYZ
>       realm = XYZ.EXAMPLE.COM
>       netbios name = SRV1
>       server role = active directory domain controller
>       server services = s3fs, rpc, nbt, wrepl, ldap, cldap, kdc, drepl,
>winbind, ntp_signd, kcc, dnsupdate
>       host msdfs = Yes
>       path = /var/lib/samba/sysvol/srv1.xyz.example.com/scripts
>       read only = No
>       path = /var/lib/samba/sysvol
>       read only = No
>       path = /home/samba/dfs
>       msdfs root = Yes
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