[Samba] shadow_copy2 writable?

Jonathan Buzzard jonathan at buzzard.me.uk
Thu Jun 19 10:00:37 MDT 2014

On Fri, 2014-06-06 at 09:38 +1200, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> On Thu, 2014-06-05 at 09:23 +0100, Tom Jermy wrote:
> > Thank you for that.
> > 
> > 
> > Does anyone have any idea on how I can test this (preferably without
> > installing cryptolocker?!)
> Just try writing to them under linux, even as root.  You won't be able
> to.  (Offline backups are even better, but this is I think a very
> reasonable protection from this very real threat.  )

Actually Linux has supported writeable snapshots for a bit now. It was
one of the features that LVM2 brought to the table...


Jonathan A. Buzzard                 Email: jonathan (at) buzzard.me.uk
Fife, United Kingdom.

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