[Samba] Operation Not Supported error for GETXATTR when VFS plugin "nfs4acl_xattr" is used

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Thu Apr 5 18:13:00 UTC 2018

On Thu, Apr 05, 2018 at 04:09:26PM +0530, Akash Jain via samba wrote:
> Can someone help me understand, why following call may fail when the path
> is locally mounted NFS share and not a VFS path:
> *                length = SMB_VFS_NEXT_GETXATTR(handle, path,
> NFS4ACL_XATTR_NAME, blob.data, blob.length);*
> Since next module in the stack is Default_VFS, isn't it supposed to forward
> the request to local NFS client? I do not see any packets on NFS port of
> the local NFS client when this operation fails.

Looks like your local NFS client doesn't support remote xattr

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