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Using a windows server as a DFS gateway

joelnetapp

Hello,

 

a customer is not able to use his macs to access in SMB2 cDOT environnement where widelinks are implemented. It's because of a lack of compatibility.

I was wondering if using a Windows server between the mac and the cDOT widelinks could work :

- the windows server would play the role of DFS

- the windows server would route all incoming connection initiated by the macs for reaching a shared file tree (widelinks implemented on the cDOT)

- the windows server would enable the SMB2 traffic because it's compliant

 

I'm sure it's not so easy to put in place because of a lot of parameters to take into consideration.

 

Is that be already tested and implemented ? Is there any pointers to this configuration setup ?

 

Many thanks,

Joel

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