[Samba] Question about DFS
jra at samba.org
Thu Apr 28 18:51:24 UTC 2016
On Thu, Apr 28, 2016 at 10:08:54AM -0700, Jason Chang wrote:
> 1. What is the ordering method of a DFS Share with multiple servers (e.g.
> msdfs:serverB\\share,serverC\\share linkb ; Source:
> With a Microsoft DFS i have 3 options regarding the target. (Targets in a
> client's site are listed first in a referral. Nevertheless i can choose
> between: Random order, Lowest cost, Exclude targets outside of the client's
> site). Is it possible to achieve something similar with a samba DFS?
4.4.x and 4.3.x have "msdfs shuffle referrals"
<para>If set to <constant>yes</constant>, Samba will shuffle
Dfs referrals for a given Dfs link if multiple are available,
allowing for load balancing across clients. For more information
on setting up a Dfs tree on Samba, refer to the MSDFS chapter in
the Samba3-HOWTO book.</para>
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