Weird error from Mac on connecting to Samba: The folder "blah" can't be opened because shutup

Jeremy Allison jra at
Thu Aug 16 23:15:50 UTC 2018

On Thu, Aug 16, 2018 at 04:03:18PM -0700, Richard Sharpe via samba-technical wrote:
> Hi folks,
> I am getting the following error when connecting to a share on a Samba
> 4.7.1 system (without the Mac Spotlight VFS etc):
> 'The folder "blah" can't be opened because you don't have permissions
> to see it's contents."
> However, there are no SMB requests showing ACCESS DENIED.
> I do see a lot of attempts to open files like ._? and .Spotlight-V100
> and so forth, none of which exist, and I see an FSCTL to
> SRV_REQUEST_RESUME_KEY which returns an internal error.
> Can anyone say what is going on and how to prevent such errors?

Are you loading the vfs_fruit module ? Do you get these
errors with that loaded ?

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