[Samba] One time samba short name issue
greg.freemyer at gmail.com
Mon Jan 14 22:50:35 GMT 2008
I have a stable fileserver that had a burp this morning. (OpenSUSE
10.2 + Samba 3.0.23d-19.7 + XFS, all from Novell)
A directory was created via a Rails App. (like always on this machine).
Normally a traditional long filename and mangled short name are
created. All is good even though I don't use short names for
Today, the longname somehow is reflecting what I assume is the mangled
short name? Very strange.
>From Linux Local, I see the long name I expect.
>From a OpenSUSE 10.3 cifs client, I see the long name I expect.
>From XP and possibly some other Windows OSes, I see just the mangled
Ie. "dir /X" only has one name and its the mangled short name in the
long name column.
I have not yet tried to remedy this. I'm guessing from a Windows
client, I could do a rename to a random name, then rename back to what
XFS has named it and all will be good.
I can do that at any time, but if there is any diagnostic value in
analyzing this, I'll hold off.
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