[Samba] IIS, ASP, and File Change Notification

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at plainjoe.org
Mon Jan 20 18:11:41 GMT 2003

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On Fri, 17 Jan 2003, Hal Roberts wrote:

> I'm running IIS5 on windows 2000 with the root web directory mapped to a
> samba directory.  Everything works great except for IIS's asp caching.  
> Unless I explicitly disable asp script file caching, IIS refuses to
> invalidate cached asp files without a reboot.  Research, including the
> following MS kb entry, indicates that the problem is that IIS is not
> getting the file change notification from samba:
> http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;281253
> I traced the code in notify.c and verified that samba is noticing the
> file change and sending off a notification to IIS, but IIS is evidently
> not recognizing the message.
> Any idea what's going on?
> Following is my compile configuration and my smb.conf.  I'm running
> samba 2.2.7a on a RedHat 7.2 box with a custom 2.4.19 kernel with
> ext3/acl support.

We only send change notify on files on directory deep IIRC.  Check and se 
if the IIS server is opening a change notify handle on a dircectory and 
expecting notifications for files at n-depth.

cheers, jerry
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