Windows Backup Error on Vista

Jeremy Allison jra at
Mon Feb 5 05:30:57 GMT 2007

On Mon, Feb 05, 2007 at 02:07:25PM +0900, Kotaro Kawamura wrote:
> Hello all,
> I got an error from Windows Vista Client when I made backup 
> operation with Windows Backup for files on Samba share.
> I found that the problem described below occurs when it creates
>  a temporally folder.
> I inform you cause and also suggest a resolution.
> Note: The posix acl is not able to use on my Samba server environment
>  so I couldn't implement posix acl as a resolution.
> The error code on Windows Vista Client is 0x800700B7.
> Log message on Samba server.
>     convert_canon_ace_to_posix_perms: Too many ACE entries for file
>     "file name" convert to posix perms.
> When I looked up Samba (3.0.23d) source, it seems not able to process 
> following case of more than 4 ACEs at the environment of without using

Thanks for the post. I'll definately make sure
that the next stable release of Samba incorporates
a fix for this and I'll add whatever patch I use
to the Samba 3.0.23d "vista patches" page we're
hoping to set up next week.



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