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masktest (1)

Name

masktest - Find differences in wildcard matching between Samba's implementation and that of a remote server.

Synopsis

masktest {//server/share} [-U user%pass] [-d debuglevel] [-W workgroup]
[-n numloops] [-s seed] [-a] [-E] [-M max protocol]
[-f filechars] [-m maskchars] [-v]

Description

MASKTEST(1)                       Test Suite                       MASKTEST(1)



NAME
       masktest - Find differences in wildcard matching between Samba's
       implementation and that of a remote server.

SYNOPSIS
       masktest {//server/share} [-U user%pass] [-d debuglevel] [-W workgroup]
                [-n numloops] [-s seed] [-a] [-E] [-M max protocol]
                [-f filechars] [-m maskchars] [-v]

DESCRIPTION
       masktest is a utility for detecting differences in behaviour between
       Samba's own implementation and that of a remote server. It will run
       generate random filenames/masks and check if these match the same files
       they do on the remote file as they do on the local server. It will
       display any differences it finds.

       This utility is used by the Samba team to find differences in behaviour
       between Samba and Windows servers.

OPTIONS
       -U user%pass
           Specify the user and password to use when logging on on the shares.
           This parameter can be specified twice (once for the first server,
           once for the second).

       -s seed
           Seed the random number generator with the specified value.

       -n numops
           Set the number of operations to perform.

       -a
           Print the operations that are performed.

       -M max_protocol
           Maximum protocol to use.

       -f
           Specify characters that can be used when generating file names.
           Default: abcdefghijklm.

       -E
           Abort when difference in behaviour is found.

       -m maskchars
           Specify characters used for wildcards.

       -v
           Be verbose

VERSION
       This man page is correct for version 4.0 of the Samba suite.


ATTRIBUTES
       See attributes(7) for descriptions of the following attributes:


       +---------------+-----------------------+
       |ATTRIBUTE TYPE |   ATTRIBUTE VALUE     |
       +---------------+-----------------------+
       |Availability   | service/network/samba |
       +---------------+-----------------------+
       |Stability      | Volatile              |
       +---------------+-----------------------+
SEE ALSO
       Samba

AUTHOR
       This utility is part of the Samba[1] suite, which is developed by the
       global Samba Team[2].

       masktest was written by Andrew Tridgell.

       This manpage was written by Jelmer Vernooij.

NOTES
        1. Samba
           http://www.samba.org/

        2. Samba Team
           http://www.samba.org/samba/team/


       This software was built from source available at
       https://github.com/oracle/solaris-userland.  The original community
       source was downloaded from
       https://download.samba.org/pub/samba/stable/samba-4.9.3.tar.gz

       Further information about this software can be found on the open source
       community website at http://www.samba.org/.



Samba 4.0                         01/24/2019                       MASKTEST(1)