[cifs-protocol] QUESTION - samba cifs mount

Simo Sorce idra at samba.org
Thu Dec 11 08:44:05 MST 2014

On Wed, 2014-12-10 at 13:49 -0600, Lisa.Gates at harlandclarke.com wrote:
> If this is not the right forum for this please let me know: 

Hi linda it would probably be better to send these questions to the
samba at samba.org mailing list.

The cifs-protoco list is used for technical protocol issues and
development related questions, not generic end-user issues with specific


> I have a user that received a new computer 
> She can mount a share to the samba drive, however on her computer she
> is not seeing all files\folders for example 
> in the samba share we have 
> \\computer\data1\ 
> there is 1 directory and 2 files under this location 
> the direcory is visible but the files are not 
> if she goes into the directory 
> \\computer\data1\dir1 
> she only sees one file 
> if she maps the same drive on my machine with the same user id and
> password
> she sees dir1 and both files 
> under dir1 she sees a bunch of files 
> I'm trying to determine what could be the setting that may be causing
> this issue as I have tried several things and my windows guys are lost
> too 
> This is a windows 7 64 bit machine connecting to a samba on a
> linux/unix box 
> Thanks, 
> Lisa Gates 
> Systems Administration Engineer 
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Simo Sorce

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