[Samba] Troubles with Mac clients

Rowland penny rpenny at samba.org
Tue Dec 10 15:24:35 UTC 2019

On 10/12/2019 15:13, Andrea Venturoli via samba wrote:
> On 2019-12-10 15:26, Rowland penny via samba wrote:
>> Can I suggest that you set 'vfs objects' in [global] with this line:
>> vfs objects = acl_xattr audit
>> and this line in [homes] (if this is the only share you want to use 
>> with recycle):
>> vfs objects = acl_xattr audit recycle
> Do you mean I should enable acl_xattr? I'd rather not, but if that's 
> required, I will.
As you seem to have MAC clients then you might want to use 
'streams_xattr' instead, or 'nfs4acl_xattr'.
>> You may wish to investigate using MAC vfs objects, they should help 
>> with your MAC clients.
> But I didn't have them in my previous setup... are they required now?
Not required as such, but they make Samba work better with Mac clients.


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