[Samba] sharing an autofs nfs mount
thibault.roulet at epfl.ch
Fri Apr 8 06:56:10 UTC 2022
In the end, why is that a bad idea to share NFS shares?
Our setup, users are only accessing their own data and I would say 99%
of the time they only read them.
In my list I have one machine running windows with a CIFS automount (and
local cifs account) and it's working fine too.
On 08.04.2022 05:00, Thomas Kamalakis via samba wrote:
> In our case we needed to mount the user home folders from the file server
> and we could never get it to work with cifs - we would get permission
> errors and a login loop in Gnome - autofs was complaining about not finding
> the kerberos ticket. That's why we also use NFSv4 for Linux clients and
> CIFS for Windows clients - it seems to work but there may be some issues
> (with file locking?) that we are unaware. Interestingly enough CIFS works
> in our nextcloud server.
> Before installing the fileserver, we had an old ZFS storage system from Sun
> which pretty much worked like this, it exported user home folders with both
> CIFS and NFS but used SMBv1 which is depreciated.
> On Thu, 7 Apr 2022, 13:34 L.P.H. van Belle via samba, <samba at lists.samba.org>
>> What "works for me"
>> I have a webserver serving my SFTP service.
>> I use SecureShell package for the SFTP/SCP service
>> Secure shell, makes it easy to set a chrooted homedir.
>> I set NIS (* not really needed but i use RSAT ADUC)
>> UID set
>> Homedir /srv/nfs/customers/SomeUsername/spool
>> Primary gid to a linux/windows group, WITH GID assigned.
>> The login is an automounted folder in this case NFS.
>> *( unless you use cifs, then keep "domain users" )
>> Now this works fine here with NFS and CIFS automounts for me.
>> Just keep in mind i "want/need" the chroot and nothing else.
>> The systemd file to mount the share.
>> Description=Mount Remote Customers Homedirs
>> # NFS option.
>> # Cifs Option
>> # content : /etc/samba/credentials-administrator
>> And the automount file.
>> Description=Automount Remote Customers Homedirs
>> Make sure the needed packages are installed. *( like cifs-utils/nfs-common
>> on debian)
>> Make sure you have nfs/fq.dn and cifs/fq.dn in you keytab
>> Place both files in /etc/systemd/system
>> systemctl daemon-reload
>> systemctl enable srv-remote-customers.automount
>> And test.
>>> -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
>>> Van: samba [mailto:samba-bounces at lists.samba.org] Namens
>>> Ralph Boehme via samba
>>> Verzonden: donderdag 7 april 2022 12:04
>>> Aan: Thibault Roulet; samba at lists.samba.org
>>> Onderwerp: Re: [Samba] sharing an autofs nfs mount
>>> On 4/7/22 10:47, Thibault Roulet via samba wrote:
>>>> A group of 15 Centos systems running tasks on instruments.
>>>> Experiments results are saved in a local folder on each machines.
>>>> We need then to have a centralized place for our users
>>> where they can
>>>> get their files using a smb share and also via sftp.
>>> maybe DFS? Iow run SMB on the the 15 Centos boxes instead of NFS, but
>>> let users connect to one central DFS server that contains
>>> redirects to
>>> the 15 other servers.
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