[Samba] strange samba problem

Javid Abdul-AJAVID1 AJAVID1 at motorola.com
Wed Jul 17 13:24:09 GMT 2002

No rje is a folder in users unix home direcotry

under this rje is folder

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Sent: Wednesday, July 17, 2002 3:24 PM
To: Javid Abdul-AJAVID1
Cc: 'Kenneth Loafman'; samba at lists.samba.org
Subject: Re: [Samba] strange samba problem

You mention that you are changing the home directory name. I am assuming 
something like the following:

mv /home/rje /home/rjeorg

If this is correct, then the problem could be simple. If you simply 
change the home directory name, without updating the /etc/passwd file, 
then unix (and samba for home directory mapping) are not going to be 
able to display the directory, because to them it does not exist.

Eric Anderson
Systems / Security Administrator
21st Century Electronics

Javid Abdul-AJAVID1 wrote:

>thanks but in this case its not case sensitive
>rje is her folder with 755 on unix home
>she cant see it on windows
>when i rename it like rjeorg, then i can see the folder
>like this there are some folder and some files ( not all in unix home
>I wonder why its showing up when i move them to different name
>also i renamed rjeorg back to rje, it showup in exlorer
>therere are lot of users unix home drive access used by samba, this is not
>happening to everybody
>thanks in advance
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Kenneth Loafman [mailto:ken at lt.com]
>Sent: Wednesday, July 17, 2002 2:59 PM
>To: Javid Abdul-AJAVID1
>Subject: Re: [Samba] strange samba problem
>Javid Abdul-AJAVID1 wrote:
>>Hi all
>>I justed noticed, a user is is not able to see all the folders on windows.
>>User is mapping to her unix home drive from pc via samba
>>If i move the file and change its name, i can see it on explorer on pc
>>but there is no one to one mapping
>>any help is appreciated
>Windows is case-insensitive.  Check to make sure she does not have
>something like 'doc' and 'Doc' as different directories or files inn her
>home dir.
>Also, Windows hides some files with certain extensions.  Check to make
>sure she is set to see all files.

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