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vfstest(1)                                                          vfstest(1)


       vfstest - tool for testing samba VFS modules


       vfstest [-d debuglevel] [-c command] [-l logdir] [-h]


       This tool is part of the samba(7) suite.

       vfstest  is  a  small command line utility that has the ability to test
       dso samba VFS modules. It gives the user the ability to call the  vari-
       ous VFS functions manually and supports cascaded VFS modules.


              Execute  the specified (colon-separated) commands. See below for
              the commands that are available.

              Print a summary of command line options.

              File name for log/debug files. The  extension'.client'  will  be
              appended. The log file is never removed by the client.

       -V     Prints the program version number.

       -s <configuration file>
              The  file  specified contains the configuration details required
              by the server. The information in this file includes server-spe-
              cific  information such as what printcap file to use, as well as
              descriptions of all the services that the server is to  provide.
              See  smb.conf  for  more  information. The default configuration
              file name is determined at compile time.

              debuglevel is an integer from 0 to 10. The default value if this
              parameter is not specified is zero.

              The higher this value, the more detail will be logged to the log
              files about the activities of the server. At level 0, only crit-
              ical  errors  and  serious warnings will be logged. Level 1 is a
              reasonable level for day-to-day running - it generates  a  small
              amount of information about operations carried out.

              Levels  above  1 will generate considerable amounts of log data,
              and should only be used when  investigating  a  problem.  Levels
              above  3  are  designed  for use only by developers and generate
              HUGE amounts of log data, most of which is extremely cryptic.

              Note that specifying this parameter here will override  the  log
              level parameter in the smb.conf file.

              Base  directory  name for log/debug files. The extension ".prog-
              name" will be appended (e.g. log.smbclient,  log.smbd,  etc...).
              The log file is never removed by the client.



       o  load <> - Load specified VFS module

       o  populate  <char>  <size> - Populate a data buffer with the specified

       o  showdata [<offset> <len>] - Show data currently in data buffer

       o  connect - VFS connect()

       o  disconnect - VFS disconnect()

       o  disk_free - VFS disk_free()

       o  opendir - VFS opendir()

       o  readdir - VFS readdir()

       o  mkdir - VFS mkdir()

       o  rmdir - VFS rmdir()

       o  closedir - VFS closedir()

       o  open - VFS open()

       o  close - VFS close()

       o  read - VFS read()

       o  write - VFS write()

       o  lseek - VFS lseek()

       o  rename - VFS rename()

       o  fsync - VFS fsync()

       o  stat - VFS stat()

       o  fstat - VFS fstat()

       o  lstat - VFS lstat()

       o  unlink - VFS unlink()

       o  chmod - VFS chmod()

       o  fchmod - VFS fchmod()

       o  chown - VFS chown()

       o  fchown - VFS fchown()

       o  chdir - VFS chdir()

       o  getwd - VFS getwd()

       o  utime - VFS utime()

       o  ftruncate - VFS ftruncate()

       o  lock - VFS lock()

       o  symlink - VFS symlink()

       o  readlink - VFS readlink()

       o  link - VFS link()

       o  mknod - VFS mknod()

       o  realpath - VFS realpath()


       o  conf <smb.conf> - Load a different configuration file

       o  help [<command>] - Get list of commands or info about specified com-

       o  debuglevel <level> - Set debug level

       o  freemem - Free memory currently in use

       o  exit - Exit vfstest


       This man page is correct for version 3.0 of the Samba suite.


       The  original  Samba software and related utilities were created by An-
       drew Tridgell. Samba is now developed by the  Samba  Team  as  an  Open
       Source project similar to the way the Linux kernel is developed.

       The vfstest man page was written by Jelmer Vernooij.


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