[Samba] After migrating from Samba 2 to Samba 3 - home share
names are case sensitive
roamdad at sonic.net
Wed Feb 27 08:47:01 GMT 2008
Andreas Schmidl wrote:
> We have several sun solaris servers which are now serve Samba 3 services.
> For 2 weeks we migrate all servers from Samba 2 to Samba 3.
> After the upgrade to Samba 3 all shares generated by [home]-section in
> smb.conf have case sensitive names.
> For example:
> Besides root user john exists on the server and has a home folder.
> If user john want to access his share with a Windows client he use the path:
> This works great.
> But if he want to access his share using the path:
> he can't access the share.
> Samba 2 doesn't differ between the two paths.
> Other shares on the server (no [home] share) for example [smb_test] can be
> accessed by typing:
> \\server\SMB_TEST or
> My [home]-section on the server:
> comment = UNIX Home Directory for %S
> valid users = %S
> writeable = yes
> browseable = no
> In my opinion there aren't any special configuration in this section and of
> course no change since migration from samba 2 to samba 3.
> Are there any solution for this problem? Or is it a samba 3 security feature
Try taking out the valid users = %S and see if the problem persists.
Anyway, I know that without that, case doesn't matter on my machine.
Not an inherent function. There are other things the %S inhibits as well.
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