Microsoft Office and Samba shares

Roeland M.J. Meyer rmeyer at
Wed Sep 3 08:42:01 GMT 1997

At 12:46 PM 9/3/97 +1000, Shawn Heisey wrote:
>We have not been able to use the Microsoft Office 95 products with files 
>saved on Samba shares.  With Excel, we get an error message that says 
>"Cannot open or save any more documents."  That is followed by a message 
>that says "Cannot access 'Blah.xls.'"  Microsoft Word comes up with a 
>similar message, and error number 1025 in the title bar of the dialog 

I just loaded Office97Pro on my WinNTws40 box and Excell gets to the Samba
shares just fine. Even using a "u:\prj\essex.prj.cost.forecast.xls" long
BTW, I upgraded from OfficePro v4.3. and really like some of the fixed
stuff. I don't like the resultant bloat though. I had to get another 32MB
of RAM.

>We are running version 1.9.16p11 on an AIX 4.1 system.  I had thought 
>that the problem might be solved with the release of 1.9.17.  I 
>installed that version on our development server, but the same problem 

I'm still running 1.9.16p9, it work so far.

>If anyone has solved a similar problem, can you please write back with 
>some ideas?  If I need to include output from testparm, please let me 
>know.  Please include a direct reply to me, even if you send a copy to 
>the list.

Done. Could you send smb.conf file?
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