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Will Swift implement SMB/SMB2 Protocols?

asked 2010-10-05 18:30:31 -0500

ryan-rodd gravatar image

Because being able to call a Swift account as a Windows share would be awesome. Sorry if this has already been stated in the documentation somewhere.

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answered 2010-10-05 18:43:45 -0500

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There aren't plans to add SMB support currently, but we aren't opposed to adding that support. In fact, we've talked about supporting the WebDAV protocol. Currently, this is a low priority, but, as always, patches are welcome.

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answered 2010-10-05 19:05:15 -0500

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I guess I should clarify: swift is not a block store, so we can't add anything that requires block semantics. If SMB requires block-level access, we can't support it. WebDAV, since it's implemented over HTTP, could be possible, but, again, it's low priority.

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