Problems with Outlook *.pst file corruption

Kirk Patton kirk.patton at
Wed Feb 10 18:37:21 GMT 1999


I am currently having a problem with the *.pst mail spool files that are created in MS Outlook.
I have several users that keep these files on the samba server and experience corruption problems.  the
try to open a folder within the pst file and Outlook complains that the errors were detected in the

I had moved one person to a winnt 3.51 server and the problem dissapeared.  As soon as I copied the file
back to the samba server, it was hosed.

Does anyone know what may cause this and even better, how to prevent it?

I am using Samba  1.9.18p10

I plan on upgrading to 2.0.x but wanted to solve this problem first if it was some sort of configuration


Kirk Patton
System Administrator
CA Microprocessor Division
Advanced Micro Devices
Phone (408) 774-7883
Pgr. (408) 870-5461
Fax (408)774-7606

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