[Samba] Execute windows programs stored on a share - Windows XP

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Sat Aug 30 18:51:53 GMT 2003

On Sat, Aug 30, 2003 at 05:52:34PM +0200, Michael Rocholl wrote:
> Whenever I try to start an EXE stored on a SAMBA share on a Windows XP I
> encounter:
> 'Windows cannot access the specified path, directory or file - You may
> not have the appropriate permissions to access the item'
> Running pure DOS programs from the share works fine.For all other
> actions (copy, delete etc.) I have full control on this share.Also the
> securite option of the respective EXE-file show all permissions
> enabled.SAMBA logging (even with high log level) gave me no hint (but I
> have to admit that I am an SMB newbie).
> My environment:
> .  SUSE Linux 8.2 Professional Edition
> .  SAMBA 2.2.7a-58-i586
> .  Windows XP Professional SP1
> .  SMB.CONF : see attached

Can you please try the rpms from samba.org, not the SuSE ones.
I believe the SuSE Samba rpms had a bug w.r.t. this problem.

Hopefully someone from SuSE will comment.


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