[Samba] Common MS Office and samba file share issue
jra at samba.org
Wed Jul 9 00:23:40 GMT 2008
On Wed, Jul 09, 2008 at 10:14:23AM +1000, Kevin Bedford wrote:
> Hi all,
> There are many posts on many lists about this issue but no definitive
> For me the issue came up with a new server running CentOS 5 + samba
> 3.0.35c + openldap.
> The recent postings I've seen always seem to have either RHEL 5 or
> CentOS 5 in common with the provided 2.6.18 kernel.
> The issue is .doc or .xls files saving and then producing an error about
> not being able to open the file for writing. Then it claims the file is
> locked by the user who just saved the file. It even occurs in users own
> home directories where no one else could have opened the file
> I've tried disabling kernel locks, oplocks, level2 oplocks, create mode
> =0660 and
> socket options = TCP_NODELAY IPTOS_LOWDELAY SO_KEEPALIVE SO_RCVBUF=8192
> All of which have been listed somewhere as fixes but do not help. I've
> been searching for a solution for nearly two months now.
> Can someone please tell me what it is????
Are you using ACLs on the drive ? If so, this is a bug with ACL
inheritance I've fixed for 3.0.30. Thanks
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