[Samba] Execute .exe files from a Samba share

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Sun Jan 25 22:23:02 GMT 2004

On Mon, 2004-01-26 at 03:35, Anders Norrbring wrote:
> Hi!
> I'm experimenting with SuSE Linux and Samba 2.2.5 as a PDC, so far,
> everything works perfectly well, aside from that if I store an .exe file on
> a network mapped drive (from the Samba server) it can't be run?
> The workstation is a Windows XP Pro SP1, connecting to the Samba running as
> a PDC with LDAP backend.  The machine and user logon works perfectly, but I
> can't execute .exe files residing on the Samba server's shares.

Ensure you have unix execute permission on the file too.

We map from unix to NT execute permissions.

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                 abartlet at pcug.org.au
Manager, Authentication Subsystems, Samba Team  abartlet at samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College   abartlet at hawkerc.net
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