[Samba] [4.8] unix extensions negotiation and os x

Dan Janowski danj at 3skel.com
Wed Apr 4 12:52:58 UTC 2018

That’s very awesome. I’ll take a stab at getting it set up

> On Apr 3, 2018, at 2:16 PM, Jeremy Allison <jra at samba.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 03, 2018 at 12:09:52PM +0200, Aurélien Aptel via samba wrote:
>> Dan Janowski via samba <samba at lists.samba.org> writes:
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>>> Does os x (10.13) support negotiation of unix extensions/CIFS?
>>> When hard links didn’t work I dug in and while I found info on CAP_UNIX, and added ‘unix extensions = yes’ globally, the Negotiation makes no mentions:
>>> I’m far from sure I’m looking at this the right way. Any hints greatly appreciated.
>> Unix extensions havent been designed for SMB2 yet. I'm not sure which
>> version of the protocol OSX tries to connect with (1 or 2+ ; I suspect
>> it's 2) but if you want these extensions you have to use SMB1, which is
>> also deprecated at this point.
> I have an experimental branch that implements Unix extensions
> over SMB2 here:
> https://git.samba.org/?p=jra/samba/.git;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/master-smb2
> Everything should work except symlinks and device/fifo/named
> pipe objects in the filesystem.
> Feel free to experiment, I update it as I have time and once
> we've got something that looks reasonable, we can have a go
> at standardizing the "official" protocol extensions.
> Cheers,
> 	Jeremy.

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