[Samba] Samba on ZFS

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Wed Jan 12 17:13:20 UTC 2022

On Wed, Jan 12, 2022 at 03:07:05PM +0100, Ralph Boehme via samba wrote:
>no, it should work afaict. Just beware that afair ZFS on Linux doesn't 
>support NFSv4 ACLs, just POSIX ACLs. As Samba will work with POSIX 
>ACLs by default, other ACL flavours require loading a dedicated ZFS 
>module, your setup should basically just work. But ff course, the 
>devil's in the details, so you should do some decent researcg abd 
>testing before deploying a production system. :)

If you're planning this from scratch as a Samba-only filesystem,
I'd really recommend setting the filesystem up as case insensitive.
You'll get much better performance on large directories that way.

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