[Samba] samba-ad linux clients random access denied to network share

Steve French smfrench at gmail.com
Thu Apr 7 21:25:33 UTC 2022

If you have particular hot bugs for cifs.ko that you need fixed - please
let me know.

SMB3.1.1 is simpler in some ways than NFS (no SunRPC to deal with) and
should be easier to fix bugs in many cases.

On Thu, Apr 7, 2022 at 4:13 PM Björn JACKE <bjacke at sernet.de> wrote:

> On 2022-04-07 at 08:51 +0100 Rowland Penny via samba sent off:
> > > Linux clients mount this share using nfs4.
> >
> > Why ? You can use cifs and mount it directly.
> from personal experience I can say I had to realize that there are actually
> reasons why people need to use NFS instead of cifs. The Linux cifs module
> gets
> new features constantly, which is great and which is why the yearly
> statistic
> about commits in cifs vs nfs kernel code look so nice for cifs.
> However existing problems, which are blockers for serious/enterprise usage
> of
> cifs on Linux clients too often don't get much attention unfortunately.
> Bugzilla's search is your friend to see more specifically what I'm talking
> about.
> Björn



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