[Samba] Samba Shares based on NFS

Tobias Kirchhofer collect at shift.agency
Fri Jan 31 13:30:04 UTC 2020

On 31 Jan 2020, at 10:02, Jeremy Allison via samba wrote:

> On Thu, Jan 30, 2020 at 04:30:24PM +0100, Tobias Kirchhofer via samba 
> wrote:
>>> What NFS version are you using between client and server ?
>> It is (was) the respective version of CentOS 8 (4.2. tried also 
>> ver=4.0)
>>> Can you do without these VFS modules ? Do you need complete
>>> MacOS fidelity for these clients ? If not, reduce this
>>> module list.
>>> The ideal and simplest VFS objects list is a blank one.
>> we decided to prepare an iSCSI-LUN on our Netapp for the storage 
>> which we
>> will integrate directly as a block device in the VM of the 
>> fileserver. It
>> seems that NFS makes more trouble then benefit which ist not related 
>> well to
>> a potential value in our setup.
>> We think about using ZFS as as the filesystem. A first test with our
>> prototype which utilises ZFS with xattr=on and acltype=posixacl 
>> worked well.
>> Do you have an idea which filesystem would be best for Samba 
>> fileserver with
>> a bunch of macOS? ZFS is not mentioned here:
>> https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/File_System_Support
> For MacOS as Ralph already said, using the fruit module
> will work best - but it does *require* working and supported
> xattr calls.
> We locally test mostly on ext4 (and some Team members also
> test on btrfs and xfs). However, FreeNAS uses Samba exclusively
> on ZFS so I think we should be able to support you whatever
> you chose. We do have a vfs_zfsacl module if you want to use
> native ZFS acls (I think FreeNAS uses this).
> Good luck and let us know how it goes !

Will do :) So far i am optimistic. Missing vfs_zfsacl Module in Sernet 

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