[Samba] Problems with MS Office (Excel/Word) & Samba 3.0.11, (moved to testing 3.0.12-RC1) attn Jerry

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Tue Mar 15 15:07:22 GMT 2005

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Nathan Vidican wrote:

| We are running with a little over 100GB of office data,
| and about 200GB misc other data shared to approximately 50
| users using samba across two servers acting as PDC and BDC
| to Windows 2000 & XP Pro clients. Also using roaming profiles
| and ldap backend inclusive of nss_ldap and pam_ldap for the unix
| side - works well except for the more recent and horribly
| crippling MS Office bug.
| Tried disabling/veto'ing oplocks, but to no avail, so we've
| opted to try 3.0.12-rc1 on one of the two servers; all is
| well at this point thus far (been running about 10mins),
| figured I'd drop the list a line; Just a note - we've been
| having huge problems with MS Excel and Word running on samba
| 3.0.11, moved over to 3.0.12-rc1, (even though this is
| a production environment).
| ... Will advise and let you know if the problems persist, or
| if we find any new ones.

Thanks for the feedback, Nathan.

cheers, jerry
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