[Samba] domain-based DFS ?

Davor Vusir davortvusir at gmail.com
Mon Jun 30 03:36:24 MDT 2014

2014-06-29 23:40 GMT+02:00 steve <steve at steve-ss.com>:
> On Sun, 2014-06-29 at 23:19 +0200, Klaus Hartnegg wrote:
>> On 28.06.2014 09:38, Davor Vusir wrote:
>> > Domainbased DFS works.
>> How? I can only find descriptions for stand-alone DFS, no mention of
>> domainbased DFS in Samba anywhere. It works with SYSVOL, but it seems to
>> be impossible to configure own DFS names like this.
> +1
> sysvol and and netlogon work on the DC as:
> \\domain\sysvol
> but not if we add our own share.
> But we don't want to use the DC as a file server anyway. Only server
> name dfs is possible anywhere else but even then it only works for the
> first server specified.
> Do we have any guidelines as to what to expect for dfs on samba?
> Thanks,
> Steve

Sorry. Forgot an excerpt from the Windows Eventlog:

Log Name:      Application
Source:        Microsoft-Windows-Folder Redirection
Date:          2014-06-30 11:27:29
Event ID:      501
Task Category: None
Level:         Information
User:          VUSIR\davor
Computer:      win7.vusir.local
Successfully applied policy and redirected folder "Documents" to
 Redirection options=0x1001.
Event Xml:
<Event xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/win/2004/08/events/event">
    <Provider Name="Microsoft-Windows-Folder Redirection"
Guid="{7D7B0C39-93F6-4100-BD96-4DDA859652C5}" />
    <TimeCreated SystemTime="2014-06-30T09:27:29.170800000Z" />
    <Correlation ActivityID="{538B2AD4-9830-49C6-BD0A-B475546B2E30}" />
    <Execution ProcessID="892" ThreadID="3976" />
    <Security UserID="S-1-5-21-4135210406-1847680363-3009157138-1105" />
  <EventData Name="EVENT_FDEPLOY_SucceededToApplyPolicy">
    <Data Name="FromFolder">Documents</Data>
    <Data Name="ToFolder">\\vusir.local\files\home\davor\Documents</Data>
    <Data Name="Options">0x1001</Data>

+1 Huh?

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