behavior differences between samba and Windows server when renaming a folder

Richard Sharpe rsharpe at
Sun Jul 20 15:47:54 GMT 2003

On Sun, 20 Jul 2003, Nir Livni wrote:

> Hi all,
> I've noticed a behavior difference between samba (2.2.8a) and a Win2K
> server when renaming a folder.
> if I open \\mywindowsserver\myshare\folder\a.txt and then try to rename
> "folder" to "newfoldername" - I would fail (access denied)
> Samba will allow me renaming "folder" to a different name, while I can
> see the file locked in the locking.tdb.

We are going to need a little more info that that. Like, permissions in 
the parent directories in each case.

Richard Sharpe, rsharpe[at], rsharpe[at], 

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