[Samba] Auto Create Home - shadow_copy2 and root preexec

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Tue Nov 1 22:05:23 UTC 2016

On Sun, Oct 30, 2016 at 02:10:25PM +0100, Leander Schäfer via samba wrote:
> Hi,
> I make use of shadow_copy2 and root preexec. The vfs root preexec is
> responsible to auto create home directories which initially don't
> exist. The script behind it is well tested and works perfectly.
> Unfortunaltely shadow_copy2 seems to be called before root preexec
> and fails due to the missing ZFS home share which causes the session
> to fail completely before root preexec even has a chance to create
> the home.
> So the question ist: how can I enforce root preexec before
> shadow_copy2 is going to be called?

Hmmm. The 'connect' call for VFS modules always has to
be called before 'root preexec' can be done. Is this
the problem ?

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