[Linux-HA] ha-samba

hm at seneca.muc.de hm at seneca.muc.de
Sat Oct 29 08:35:11 MDT 2005

Alan Robertson <alanr at unix.sh> wrote:
> David wrote:
> > so that they have managed to get samba service failover to work _without_
> > client error when it occurs during a file transaction (ie. copying a large
> > file off the network)?

> The SMB protocol makes that impossible, without modifying Samba, AFAIK.

As with any other TCP based service... 

But whie, we're at it - has anybody talked to the Samba folks about that? I
figure it's not going to be easy but if we had such a feature Windows file
server could just go away ;-) 

"Honesty is the best policy, but insanity is a better defense"

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