Fwd: [samba4] unable to open/save/create MS office documents with office2007 (and previous version?)

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Wed Jul 16 04:01:54 GMT 2008

On Wed, 2008-07-16 at 11:45 +1000, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-07-15 at 21:30 +0200, Olivier Salamin wrote:
> > please find attached a capture of the windows -> samba4 traffic when I
> > try to open a word document with windows 2007.
> >  
> > I don't have any windows server up and running at the moment so I
> > attached a capture of the traffic windows -> samba when I open the
> > same document (wich is working fine)
> I apologise for my previous reply - I had miss-understood your message.
> Your comparative trace was very useful - we don't normally prefer Samba3
> as a comparative target, but in this case the issue is quite clear.  
> Your client has asked that the server not pull the file from tape (for a
> HSM system), using an extra option which we don't yet support.  Samba3
> works, because it simply ignores options it does not know about.
> I'll add support for this flag (in terms of a no-op, until someone does
> HSM support in Samba4) and get a new version to you shortly. 

The current GIT tree for samba4 - v4-0-test has a fix for this in
revision 502739ff90d56d2c9aabe8e224317f6ceb175c17

Thanks for reporting this!

Andrew Bartlett
Andrew Bartlett
Authentication Developer, Samba Team           http://samba.org
Samba Developer, Red Hat Inc.
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