Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 26th Mar 2011 02:00 UTC
Mac OS X When you run smbd -V on your Snow Leopard installation, you'll see it's running SAMBA version 3.0.28a-apple. While I'm not sure how much difference the "-apple" makes, version 3.0.28a is old. Very old. In other words, it's riddled with bugs. Apple hasn't updated SAMBA in 3 years, and for Lion, they're dumping it altogether for something homegrown. The reason? SAMBA is now GPLv3.
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Kebabbert
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2007-07-27

Ok, so you claim that Samba v4 is fully Windows compatible, just like CIFS. And you talk about NTVFS. And say that my link was about security issues.

In my link, someone from the Samba team wrote:
"Solaris could expand on this by giving us access to atomic NT-ACL create, NTFS stream support, the ability to push SID credentials into the system from winbindd and attach to a process etc. We already support case-insensitive filesystems of course."

Are these also security issues? Where can I read more about NTVFS?

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