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Share pool with Linux and from Linux back to other devices

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Not really a DrivePool question but i wonder if somebody is doing something like that.

I really love DrivePool and none of the many Unix NAS distributions has what i want.
They all to RAID/ZFS and all this stuff...

The problem in Windows is hiding stuff from people who shouldn't see it. You need Windows Server with Access-Based Enumeration (ABE).
As i found out from reading here is that you can't pass through a pool to Hyper-V.

So the idea is to share the pool in Windows, mount it in Linux and do the Samba stuff (users/permissions) there.
Would that work?

Not sure what the permissions then would be on the disks in Windows?
Which user to set on the pool share (everyone)?

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In theory, that would probably work.  But I've not done so personally.  

You could also create shares with $ at the end, and that will hide the share from other windows systems.  It's not a great solution as people can still access it. 

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