Samba 4.1 Supports Btrfs, Encrypted Transport
Samba 4.1.0 was released on Friday and with it comes support for encrypted transport, Btrfs file-system integration, server-side copy support, and other new features for the popular open-source software re-implementing Microsoft's SMB/CIFS networking protocol.
Samba 4.1 brings client tools support for the SMB2 and SMB3 protocols, encrypted transport for the SMB3 transport to complement Samba's existing encrypted transport with UNIX extensions, directory database replication support, server-side copy support via SMB2, and Btrfs file-system integration. Samba 4.1's Btrfs file-system integration comes down to a VFS module for Samba 4.1 to improve the performance for server-side copies on shares backed by Btrfs to let multiple files using the same on-disk extents.
More details on Samba 4.1 can be discovered via the official release announcement.
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