[Samba] Missing Files/Missing Folders from an NFS Share

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Wed Feb 15 20:19:50 UTC 2023

On Wed, Feb 15, 2023 at 08:06:28PM +0100, Conor Armstrong wrote:
>   Rowland & Jeremy - thanks for this!
>   I built a copy of the latest version from github 4.19 and same issue
>   arises.  
>   I will have a look at the wireshark trace and see if I can spot anything
>   obvious there.
>   I'm not an expert on this, but as far as I know NFS isn't fully POSIX
>   compliant.  I'm not sure what is different/missing and whether that is
>   causing the issue.  There must be some calls somewhere that are returning
>   different results from mounted local/block storage compared to a mounted
>   NFS share.
>   Running Samba on the server isn't an option for me as the share as it is
>   Amazon EFS.
>   Strange that smbclient sees all the files but the windows 10 client
>   doesn't.  I would have thought they interact similarly with smbd.

What smbclient ls command do you use ? If it's just

smbclient -c "ls" then we're doing a wildcard match of "*",
which means return all files.

Could the Windows client be looking for a specific filename
pattern match ?

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