[Samba] samba,robocopy and gpfs problem

Neil Lehouillier nlehouillier at Veer.com
Wed Oct 17 17:21:58 GMT 2007

Hi all,
I am trying to do a robocopy from a windows box going from a netapp to a
samba box with a gpfs back end.  When doing the robocopy it fails with
error 282 which states " "The mounted file system does not support
extended attributes".  I have found that if you create the destination
directory first then issue the robocopy that the copy goes without a
The permissions are setup on the gpfs system as 777 and on samba as 777.
Has anyone experienced this type of behavior within samba before?

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