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Re: [Samba] Samba & Alternate Data Streams

From: Jeremy Allison <jra_at_nospam>
Date: Mon May 17 2010 - 16:56:47 GMT
To: Marten Gajda <>

On Mon, May 17, 2010 at 06:14:06PM +0200, Marten Gajda wrote:
> I still can't get it to work :-( .
> As I guessed earlier it seems Samba is not advertising the
> streams-feature. Using the Sysinternals Process Monitor I can see that
> on my samba share "Named Streams" is not listed among the
> FileSystemAttributes, whereas it is on a Windows XP share. I guess this
> is the feature I need. Its absence might be the reason why windows
> doesn't try to access some streams (it doesn't explain why it actually
> tries to read some streams though).
> Is there any way to enable this (preferably without hacking the samba
> sources)
> Any hints are welcome.

Do you have "vfs objects = streams_xattr" or "vfs objects = streams_depot"
set on the share ? You'll need this to map named streams to filesystem
objects on a POSIX system.

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