CIFS move request failing

Michael B Allen mba2000 at
Fri Sep 29 23:34:32 GMT 2006

On Fri, 29 Sep 2006 12:59:43 -0700
"Murali Bashyam" <mbcoder at> wrote:

> I'm trying to get a windows server to move a file atomically using the CIFS
> move file request, and from some strange reason, the server keeps returning
> a status of object path name not found even though the old file is there,
> and has all the right permissions to do this. Has anyone seen this before,
> what may be causing this behaviour?

I'm not clear at all about what you're doing but if you are trying to
use the SMB_COM_MOVE command I do not believe it works in any practical
way and more important it has not been observed in the wild. Use


Michael B Allen
PHP Active Directory SSO

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