Does samba support vfs object gpfs (vfs_gpfs.so) in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 ?

Solution Verified - Updated -

Issue

  • Attempting to use the 'vfs objects = gpfs' option in smb.conf throws the following errors in samba logs
[2012/08/10 10:58:56.718346,  0] smbd/vfs.c:167(vfs_init_custom)
  error probing vfs module 'gpfs': NT_STATUS_UNSUCCESSFUL
[2012/08/10 10:58:56.718442,  0] smbd/vfs.c:309(smbd_vfs_init)
  smbd_vfs_init: vfs_init_custom failed for gpfs

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
    • samba-3.5.10-125.el6
    • samba-3.6.9-168.el6_5
    • samba4-4.0.0-61.el6_5.rc4

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