Error accessing policies in beta7

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Mon Sep 17 01:03:45 MDT 2012

On Mon, 2012-09-17 at 08:51 +0200, Daniele Dario wrote:
> Hi samba team,
> after I've upgraded my secondary DC to Version 4.0.0beta7-GIT-b05d28e
> and enabled s3fs on it, sometimes in my daily logwatch report I see
> these errors from httpd on the DC:
> httpd
> Requests with error response codes
>   405 Method Not Allowed
>      /sysvol/saitelitalia.local/Policies/%7B31B ... 00C04FB984F9%7D: 1
> Time(s)
>      /sysvol/saitelitalia.local/Policies/%7B31B ... 84F9%7D/gpt.ini: 1
> Time(s)
> I'm not sure but there is one of my boss which has a MS Vista laptop and
> the error seems to appear only on the days which he is in the office.
> Next time he is in office I'll try to see if I can find the problem. Has
> anyone seen something similar?

That is caused by the client trying to find the file over webdav (HTTP)
rather than CIFS.  This may happen if your boss tries to download
polices when offsite (which fails) and causes it to try webdav/http

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                      
Authentication Developer, Samba Team 

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