[Samba] strange files appearing after file copy

Jan Evert van Grootheest janevert at iae.nl
Wed Jul 24 11:46:02 GMT 2002


Thanks for the information!
I'll now bother the debian package maintainer and see whether he can get 
a new package out soon.

-- Jan Evert

Jeremy Allison wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 23, 2002 at 03:28:12PM +0200, Jan Evert van Grootheest wrote:
>>I just had something strange happen and could not find explanations in
>>the documentation, FAQs or mailing list.
>>The server is a Debian installation running Samba 2.2.3 (kernel 2.4.18
>>if interested). It has been recently upgraded from 2.0.x (I think x=6).
>>My smb.conf is at the bottom; the directory used is on the [public]
>>The client runs Win2k (probably SP2).
>>I copied some files in the windows explorer to an existing directory on
>>the server. Somehow, I got more files on the server than I copied! And
>>the had all those funny filenames, like abcd.jpg:{aksdjlkjl}:$DATA in
>>addition to abcd.jpg that I copied.
>>Here are some real world examples:
>>The ones with *:{*}:$DATA look like they have a class id between {}, but
>>they can't be found in the registry. The others I don't readily
>>Some of these files are empty, some contain a few Kb of data.
>>Also, such files are not created for all files that are copied....
>>What are these files? Can I safely remove them? Is this due to the
>>upgrade and are there some new directives that I need to add in the
>>samba configuration?
>>Any hints and/or clues are appreciated.
> Known bug we fixed for 2.2.5, I would recommend an upgrade.
> Cheers,
> 	Jeremy.

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