[Samba] Problems accessing shares with dollar signs

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Sat Jul 22 15:27:38 GMT 2006

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Josh Kelley wrote:

> From my CentOS 4.3 box running Samba 3.0.21b, mounting 
> \\server\data$ (a Windows Server 2003 DC) or \\domain\data$
> (the same share, shared over DFS) using mount.cifs doesn't
> give any errors, and I can do an ls of the top-level
> directory, but when I try to do an ls of a
> subdirectory, I get the top-level directory listing 
> again.

The CIFS fs did not support MS-DFS last I checked.

>> From the same box, using smbget or smbclient's mget command works.
>> From the same box, using smbclient's tar command fails; 

What version of Samba are you using here ?

> From my Fedora Core 5 box running Samba 3.0.23, mount.cifs
> gives the same symptoms.  smbclient gives errors similar
> to the following upon cd'ing into most (but not all)
> subdirectories and then running ls:
> client_check_incoming_message: received message with mid
>     11 with no matching send record.
> SMB Signature verification failed on incoming packet!
> As a result, neither smbclient's mget nor its tar work.

I'd file a bug.  We will also need a level 10 debug log
from the client and probably a raw network trace (included
as attachments).

Also please retest 3.0.23a (released yesterday).  Thanks.

cheers, jerry
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