[Samba] using samba 4 as plugin replacement for samba 3

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Sun Oct 13 04:37:09 MDT 2013

On Fri, 2013-10-11 at 17:00 +0200, Klaus Hartnegg wrote:
> Hi,
> when I don't want to switch to Active Directory, but don't want to be 
> stuck on version 3.6 either, can I simply give samba 4 a copy of the old 
> smb.conf file?


> Will it be able to store all windows acl's in extended attributes, or is 
> this improvement only available in combination with letting it run as 
> active directory domain controller?

You can load acl_xattr as a vfs module without being an AD DC, it's just
on by default in that case.

Andrew Bartlett

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Authentication Developer, Samba Team           http://samba.org

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