[Samba] smb browse and V1

Kees van Vloten keesvanvloten at gmail.com
Thu Oct 20 16:23:55 UTC 2022

Hi David,

What is the current status of the smb-unix extensions?

I see a use case for machine shares to replace nfs4, but guess 
smb-shares would only work properly when unix extensions are working 
with smb3, or is that assumption not correct?

- Kees

On 20-10-2022 18:16, David Mulder via samba wrote:
> On 10/20/22 9:53 AM, Peter Carlson via samba wrote:
>> gnome is desired because we will //probably// start using adsys to 
>> add ubuntu GPOs  (/*unless someone here yells at me for even thinking 
>> it*/)
>> What are my options?
>> 1) use smb://filesvr/<sharname> to connect, requires that the share 
>> name be known
>> *2) use mount.cifs - not super user friendly for windows users using 
>> xRDP server.  currently I have done mount.cifs and I create directory 
>> ~/filesvr and place sym links to the shares. This works great for a 
>> small server with few shares, but is quickly un-scaleable
>> 3) use kde - dolphin works, but their config files are harder to 
>> manage using logon scripts / GPO, so not likely
>> 4) lower min version to SMB1 - not likely to happen!
>> Others: Are there other options that I am missing?
> Would you be able to do this as machine specific shares? Or are you 
> mounting user specific shares?
> I could throw together a simple Samba GPO for mounting machine shares. 
> This would allow you to mount as root via winbind. I started working 
> on this a while back, but never finished it. If you are willing to 
> test something, I could throw something together.

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