[Samba] Samba vs Windows - File sharing in a domain setting

L.P.H. van Belle belle at bazuin.nl
Tue Jun 2 14:07:00 UTC 2020

I dont know if you want this but i think, its close to what you.




> -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
> Van: samba [mailto:samba-bounces at lists.samba.org] Namens 
> Viktor Trojanovic via samba
> Verzonden: dinsdag 2 juni 2020 15:32
> Aan: samba
> Onderwerp: [Samba] Samba vs Windows - File sharing in a domain setting
> I've been working with Samba in an AD domain setting for 
> several years now.
> Small potatoes, nothing fancy. A few months ago, I came across the
> limitation of Samba, in comparison to file sharing from a 
> Windows server,
> that, at the current moment, it doesn't offer an indexing 
> service that is
> compatible with Windows Search. So, no matter how much I like 
> Samba, if I
> need this feature, I have no choice but to use Windows.
> I can't say that I'm very experienced with the file serving 
> capabilities of
> Windows, having used Samba predominantly for this task, so 
> I'm really just
> wondering, which other such limitations exist when comparing 
> a file share
> provided by a Samba member vis-a-vis a file share on Windows server
> machine?
> It's really not about personal preference, I'm interested in those
> situations where Samba is simply not up to the task such as 
> the example for
> Windows Search. Or vice versa, where Samba has actually proven to be
> better.
> Thanks for sharing!
> Viktor
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