Samba caching directory handles? (Writes to incorrect home dir)

Gerald Carter gcarter at
Tue May 15 13:59:33 GMT 2001

On Tue, 15 May 2001 07:35:55 Andrew Tridgell wrote:
> I wonder if we can use DFS to make it work right? I'm just thinking
> aloud here, but what about we:
> 1) always give a DFS redirect on the "homes" share
> 2) when the client asks for the redirected location give them
> \\server\USERNAME (we have the username at that point)
> Shirish, you're our DFS expert, should this work?

The problem is that Win9x client do not ship with a DFS 
client.  It is an add-on.  If I understand what you are saying
it would requires client side modifications.

cheers, jerry
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