[Samba] ZFS support for SAMAB4?

CJ Keist cj.keist at colostate.edu
Thu Feb 13 10:29:09 MST 2014

Thank you all for all the information to my question.

On 2/12/14, 8:59 PM, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> On Thu, 2014-02-13 at 00:30 +0000, Petros wrote:
>> Quoting "Björn JACKE" <bj at SerNet.DE>
>>> On 2014-02-11 at 17:43 -0700 CJ Keist sent off:
>>>> I saw one thread 2013 that ZFS wasn't supported yet in Samba4?  Is
>>>> there any new update on ZFS support?
>> I have it running as a Domain server under FreeBSD, installed from the
>> ports. I used the README.FreeBSD as a guide.
>> http://svnweb.freebsd.org/ports/head/net/samba41/files/README.FreeBSD.in?revision=340872&view=markup
>> It is actually sitting there waiting to go live.. A time issue.
>>> On a AD DC you should not run file shares btw, use a member server
>>> for that ...
>> Curious question: Why do you think so?
> While the AD DC is running our full file server, and can act quite well
> as a file server, we suggest that organisations run a distinct file
> server to allow upgrades of each without disrupting the other.  We also
> suggest that many medium-sized sites will want more than one AD DC, and
> so it makes sense to have the DCs distinct to any file servers that may
> use the DCs.
> Finally, it avoids many of the issues around the winbindd internal to
> the AD DC.
> Andrew Bartlett

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