vfs_ceph - Utilize features provided by CephFS
vfs objects =
This VFS module is part of the samba
The vfs_ceph VFS module exposes CephFS specific features for use by Samba.
Ceph is a distributed network file system designed to provide excellent
performance, reliability, and scalability. This is a shared library allowing
applications to access a Ceph distributed file system via a POSIX-like
This module can be combined with other modules, but it should be the last module
in the vfs objects list. Modules added to this list to the right of the ceph
entry may not have any effect at all.
vfs_ceph requires that the underlying share path is a Ceph filesystem.
vfs objects = ceph
ceph:config_file = path
Allows one to define a ceph configfile to use.
Empty by default.
Example: ceph:config_file = /etc/ceph/ceph.conf
ceph:user_id = name
Allows one to explicitly set the client ID
used for the CephFS mount handle. Empty by default (CephFS uses the process
Example: ceph:user_id = samba
This man page is correct for version 4.2.0 of the Samba suite.
The original Samba software and related utilities were created by Andrew
Tridgell. Samba is now developed by the Samba Team as an Open Source project
similar to the way the Linux kernel is developed.