[Samba] Problem reading/writing permissions under Windows (V 2.2.8a)

David Morel david.morel at amakuru.net
Sun May 25 21:40:21 GMT 2003

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Le Dimanche 25 Mai 2003 21:33, Eric Veith a écrit :
> Hello,
> as the subject says, I've problems reading the permissions of a file/folder
> beeing located on my Samba server with the Windows-Explorer. To solve the
> problem, I've read through log.smbd and found that introducion error:
> "error packet at smbd/nttrans.c(86) cmd=160 (SMBnttrans)
> NT_STATUS_BUFFER_TOO_SMALL" followed by various NT_STATUS errors. While
> grepping the archive for that error, I found a message in wich the author
> wrote this would happen frequently because Windows often tries to
> read/creat files that do no really exist. That's fine with me, but actually
> there is a real error causing the problem I describe: When I open the
> properties of any file or folder and swith to the security task, Windows
> shows me the users owning it, but not the permissions (exactly, it tells me
> that nobody of these has any permission). When I try to set any, nothing
> happens (it returns to none) and I find new NT_STATUS errors in the log.
> Can someone help me to fix that issue? It would be great, because I want to
> use roaming profiles. I think that "NT_STATUS_BUFFER" causes the problem.

maybe not. On what filesystem are you trying to set attributes ?

> Sincerely,
> Eric Veith

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