[Samba] Offline files with Windows - again
scott.lovenberg at gmail.com
Thu Jun 26 13:23:12 GMT 2008
Russell Curtis wrote:
> Hi Guys
> It saddens me to say so, but I'm going to have to order a copy of
> Windows Server unless I can get this issue of offline files resolved.
> Basically, we have a problem when users have "Offline Files" enabled
> in Windows XP. When they log off, create or modify a file, and then
> log back on, the files they have created/modified refuse to
> synchronise, returning an error to the effect of "cannot synchronize
> test.txt, access is denied on //server/share/test.txt". I've spend
> several days googling this but have had no success - there seem to be
> quite a few people who have experienced this problem, but no solutions
> that work. I've read several suggestions, including things to do with
> "ACL support", etc. but I've no idea how to do this...surely this
> should work out of the box? I'm using Samba 3.028 on Ubuntu 8.04. I'm
> not particularly experienced with Linux, so apologies if this is a
> simple thing to resolve.
> Any help would be much, much appreciated.
> Cheers, Russell
Have you set the smb.conf setting 'csc policy'? Is it that you want
and/or need offline files, or would you rather do without it? I've
found it to mostly be a pain, FWIW.
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