Windows Backup Error on Vista

Kotaro Kawamura k-kawamura at
Wed Feb 7 09:54:46 GMT 2007

Hello Jeremy,

I attached the smbd debug log, please find it.

The error occurs when a folder on Samba share is specified at the 
Windows Backup of Vista.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Best regards,

K. Kawamura

>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
>Can you send me either an ethereal capture trace of this,
>or a smbd debug level 10 showing this activity. I need
>to understand if Vista is setting CREATOR_OWNER/CREATOR_GROUP
>on a non-directory ACL set, and adjust code accordingly if
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