[Samba] shadow_copy2 writable?

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Wed Jun 4 16:48:23 MDT 2014

On Tue, 2014-06-03 at 20:37 +0100, Tom Jermy wrote:
> Hi,
> Can anyone reassure that files & folders made available to windows via vfs
> shadow_copy2 cannot be modified in any way? My NAS backups are stored on an
> iscsi target formatted with ext4 & I'm concerned that they could be
> tampered with by a virus such as Cryptolocker.

Samba probably won't stop such access, but your underlying snapshot
mechanism probably does.

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett
Authentication Developer, Samba Team  http://samba.org
Samba Developer, Catalyst IT          http://catalyst.net.nz/services/samba

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