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2019-05-23 07:31:41 GMT <hi-ko> angelborroy: thanks for putting things forward! https://issues.alfresco.com/jira/browse/REPO-4320

2019-05-23 07:35:46 GMT <angelborroy> Happy to help ;-)

2019-05-23 07:52:15 GMT <hi-ko> Was I the first one missing CIFS in Alfresco 6.1? None of our customers would migrate to 6.1 if we don't have a solution for MAC/Linux

2019-05-23 07:52:50 GMT <alfresco-discord> <bhagyas> hi-ko: CIFS is no longer secure as well, maybe move to WebDAV or give it up alltogether

2019-05-23 07:53:26 GMT <hi-ko> bhagyas: you mean the old alfresco implementation ;-)

2019-05-23 07:53:37 GMT <alfresco-discord> <bhagyas> if that's an option

2019-05-23 07:53:53 GMT <alfresco-discord> <bhagyas> and you have to choose what's best for the customer (or if you're the customer)

2019-05-23 07:53:54 GMT <alfresco-discord> <bhagyas> ๐Ÿ˜›

2019-05-23 07:53:56 GMT <hi-ko> Alfresco's DAV implementation is not working on mac/linux

2019-05-23 07:54:06 GMT <alfresco-discord> <bhagyas> Try CMISSync

2019-05-23 07:54:12 GMT <alfresco-discord> <bhagyas> and that usually works well for many

2019-05-23 07:54:21 GMT <angelborroy> CMISSync????

2019-05-23 07:54:22 GMT <hi-ko> no - users can't sync the company

2019-05-23 07:54:31 GMT <angelborroy> Come on, thatโ€™s a buggy project

2019-05-23 07:54:39 GMT <hi-ko> and souldn't - it's another use case

2019-05-23 07:54:59 GMT <hi-ko> for sync we use nextcloud ;-)

2019-05-23 07:55:04 GMT <alfresco-discord> <bhagyas> angelborroy: can you make/leak the desktop sync to open source ๐Ÿ˜›

2019-05-23 07:55:21 GMT <hi-ko> that has also a working DAV implementation for all OS's ;-)

2019-05-23 07:55:31 GMT <alfresco-discord> <bhagyas> hi-ko, dav is not cmis

2019-05-23 07:55:34 GMT <angelborroy> I remember that I read CIFS removing from ACS 6.1, but I canโ€™t find where

2019-05-23 07:55:38 GMT <hi-ko> sure

2019-05-23 07:56:01 GMT <alfresco-discord> <bhagyas> I've been looking for a SMBv3 java lib for almost three years now

2019-05-23 07:56:15 GMT <alfresco-discord> <bhagyas> there's only one commercially supported lib from an israeli company

2019-05-23 07:56:21 GMT <angelborroy> The safest bet whas a Node.js from Adobe

2019-05-23 07:56:31 GMT <alfresco-discord> <bhagyas> and beyond that no one has worked on one yet

2019-05-23 07:56:34 GMT <hi-ko> I'v seen the deprecate notice in 6.0 but nothing about removal. anyway - it's gone and we need a working drive

2019-05-23 07:56:36 GMT <alfresco-discord> <bhagyas> angelborroy +1

2019-05-23 07:56:51 GMT <alfresco-discord> <bhagyas> last time I saw the nodejs lib from adobe was still wip

2019-05-23 07:56:55 GMT <angelborroy> https://github.com/adobe/node-smb-server

2019-05-23 07:56:56 GMT <alfbot> Title:GitHub - adobe/node-smb-server: A 100% JavaScript implementation of the SMB file sharing protocol. (at github.com)

2019-05-23 07:57:23 GMT <angelborroy> It looks like this project is abandoned by now

2019-05-23 07:57:27 GMT <alfresco-discord> <bhagyas> "Support for SMB2 is currently work in progress."

2019-05-23 07:57:28 GMT <hi-ko> we go for fileserverNG and check their smb3 stuff

2019-05-23 07:57:37 GMT <alfresco-discord> <bhagyas> doesn't seem to have changed that :[

2019-05-23 07:57:43 GMT <angelborroy> yes, I saw also that fileserverNG

2019-05-23 07:57:53 GMT <angelborroy> Is it now compatible with ACS 6?

2019-05-23 07:58:11 GMT <hi-ko> 6.0 yes 6.1 I'm still struggeling

2019-05-23 07:58:20 GMT <hi-ko> smb3 is EE

2019-05-23 07:58:42 GMT <alfresco-discord> <bhagyas> EE?

2019-05-23 07:58:48 GMT <alfresco-discord> <bhagyas> there is no smb3

2019-05-23 07:58:52 GMT <alfresco-discord> <bhagyas> none

2019-05-23 07:58:55 GMT <alfresco-discord> <bhagyas> except this : https://www.visualitynq.com/products/jnq-java-smb-client

2019-05-23 07:58:57 GMT <alfbot> Title:Java SMB / SMB2 / SMB3 Client (at www.visualitynq.com)

2019-05-23 07:59:03 GMT <alfresco-discord> <bhagyas> and even that is a client lib

2019-05-23 07:59:08 GMT <alfresco-discord> <bhagyas> ther's also smb4j

2019-05-23 07:59:13 GMT <hi-ko> https://github.com/FileSysOrg/fileServersNG-v6

2019-05-23 07:59:13 GMT <alfresco-discord> <bhagyas> but that's also a client lib

2019-05-23 07:59:14 GMT <alfbot> Title:GitHub - FileSysOrg/fileServersNG-v6: Replacement Alfresco file servers subsystem using the JFileServer code (for Alfresco v6.x) (at github.com)

2019-05-23 08:00:14 GMT <alfresco-discord> <bhagyas> smbv3 is a big deal, and the lack of a OS lib hurts

2019-05-23 08:01:55 GMT <hi-ko> Gary Spencer founded the org after Aflresco decided to shutdown cifs support.

2019-05-23 08:02:33 GMT <alfresco-discord> <bhagyas> damn this one seems to be good

2019-05-23 08:03:51 GMT <hi-ko> he was always the guy implementing the cifs stuff behind alfresco but now he left alfresco and it seems he did a good job ...

2019-05-23 14:47:53 GMT <alfresco-discord> <jpotts> hi-ko: Why do you say WebDAV isn't working for Mac? What is the specific issue you are seeing with that?

2019-05-23 14:50:06 GMT <alfresco-discord> <jpotts> @AFaust what is a "transactional attribute"? Is that a real thing or a Faustism?

2019-05-23 15:04:39 GMT <hi-ko> jpotts: did you try to use alfdav for longer time? I've seen a lot of problems like locked / readonly files/folders freezing finder. especially msoffice on macos causes trouble

2019-05-23 15:07:53 GMT <alfresco-discord> <jpotts> hi-ko: All of my clients have moved off of CIFS and onto WebDAV. For Enterprise clients that use MS Office, they use AOS, which is still WebDAV

2019-05-23 15:08:12 GMT <angelborroy> Yep, AOS-WebDAV works fine

2019-05-23 15:08:27 GMT <alfresco-discord> <jpotts> We have seen problems here and there but not enough to stop using it or to say it is completely broken

2019-05-23 15:10:12 GMT <alfresco-discord> <LuisColorado> In Windows, WebDAV is a bit clunky, but the problem is not so much Alfresco, but Microsoft.

2019-05-23 15:10:35 GMT <alfresco-discord> <LuisColorado> They even have problems with their own software! (Sharepoint)

2019-05-23 15:16:04 GMT <hi-ko> jpotts: we don't have macs here in our office but got complaints from customers. if i remember correct macos and linux don't have kerberos support for dav

2019-05-23 15:18:17 GMT <hi-ko> LuisColorado: that's the reason why our customers want to keep cifs ...

2019-05-23 15:19:29 GMT <hi-ko> independant from macos and linux webdav has issues in daily work which you may accept if you just up and download some files

2019-05-23 15:22:49 GMT <alfresco-discord> <LuisColorado> hi-ko: Agreed. Does fileServersNG-v6 resolve the security issues that CIFS had?

2019-05-23 15:23:23 GMT <alfresco-discord> <LuisColorado> https://www.forbes.com/sites/lconstantin/2017/07/21/decades-old-network-protocol-puts-companies-at-risk-and-refuses-to-die/#5999d463928e

2019-05-23 15:23:24 GMT <alfbot> Title:Decades-Old Network Protocol Puts Companies At Risk And Refuses To Die (at www.forbes.com)

2019-05-23 15:24:33 GMT <hi-ko> smbv3 is part of the EE offer

2019-05-23 15:26:19 GMT <hi-ko> long term I would prefer an async fileserver implementation only talking not to alfresco after open not before close

2019-05-23 15:27:22 GMT <hi-ko> similar to dropbox just locking but not changing the document until the code logic is sure that the change is final

2019-05-23 17:35:02 GMT <alfresco-discord> <MichaelJMuller> hey, I've got a question about Solr configuration. the docs say to edit solr.in.sh, but all the examples I've ever seen set environment variables. but the thing that's really confusing me is that the docs refer to SOLR_SOLR_HOST (and port) but in solr.in.sh I see only SOLR_HOST (and port). is there a difference between the two?

2019-05-23 18:49:29 GMT <hi-ko> MichaelJMuller: looks like a doc bug ;-)

2019-05-23 19:40:32 GMT <alfresco-discord> <MichaelJMuller> https://docs.alfresco.com/search-enterprise/concepts/external-properties-solr6.html so does anyone know what the correct environment variables are? should I assume that all the SOLRSOLR* environment variables here are really just SOLR_*?

2019-05-23 19:40:33 GMT <alfbot> Title:Search Services externalized configuration | Alfresco Documentation (at docs.alfresco.com)

2019-05-23 19:40:48 GMT <alfresco-discord> <MichaelJMuller> great, discord tried to format my underscores ๐Ÿ˜ƒ

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