Re: [Samba] Server-side copy support for Mac OS clients
- Date: Wed, 8 Nov 2017 13:31:05 +0100
- From: Ralph Böhme via samba <samba@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [Samba] Server-side copy support for Mac OS clients
On Wed, Nov 08, 2017 at 01:25:01PM +0100, David Disseldorp wrote:
> Hi Andrew,
> On Tue, 07 Nov 2017 21:04:47 -0500, Andrew Berry via samba wrote:
> > Is this supposed to be supported in Samba 4.7.1? Server side copies work
> > fine using a Windows client. From mac OS 10.13.2, there's a full
> > transfer of a file being copied.
> Yes, it's supported, and should work fine with (and IIUC also without)
> the vfs_fruit module enabled. I'm not aware of the macOS client version
> required, but Ralph (cc'ed) might be.
there's a special macOS copyfile extension that requests a complete file+streams
copy in one request. It's supported by fruit but of by default:
fruit:copyfile = yes | no
A global option whether to enable OS X specific copychunk ioctl that requests a
copy of a whole file along with all attached metadata.
WARNING: the copyfile request is blocking the client while the server does the
The default is no.
Ralph Boehme, Samba Team https://samba.org/
Samba Developer, SerNet GmbH https://sernet.de/en/samba/
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