Strange problem between clients and SAMBA server
HTran at freightcorp.com.au
Wed Feb 7 22:16:14 GMT 2001
I have files many SAMBA file shares on a unix bot and clients are connecting to those file shares.
1. Problem: I can use explorer to view,browse and access files in those file shares without any problems except files on the top level which I can not double click to open them. Any lower level files are no problem.
2. When I use excel or word (Notepad, wordpad and others have no problem) and click file open to open files in the SAMBA file shares, I get an error the folder g:\ isn't accessible. The folder may be located on an unavailable volume or protected with a password, but I can still access them using explorer. However, in the open dialog box, if I type g:\subfolder then I have no problems in accessing files that are in the lower level of directories.
These problems happen in both excel/word 97 & excel/word 2000
Thanks in advance
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