Problems with dfs and Samba 3.0.24-5/3.0.25-7 - please help

simo idra at
Thu May 17 12:32:01 GMT 2007

On Wed, 2007-05-16 at 19:59 -0700, Jeff Coffler wrote:

> So, the correct recovery case here is:
> 1) If the share is mounted, dismount it.
> 2) Reboot
> 3) Mount the shares, and you should be fine  If you forget #1 above, 
> then I was fine deleting the share and remounting without a further reboot.
> Again, thank you so much for your help, Jeremy!  I really appreciate it!

Solution B) set msdfs root = yes in your shares.
This is doable in case rebooting all clients is a problem.
You will later remove it and reboot clients when you have a chance.


Simo Sorce
Samba Team GPL Compliance Officer
email: idra at

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