[Samba] Samba and Solidworks (cat and dog)?

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Thu Nov 6 04:22:08 GMT 2008

On Thu, Nov 06, 2008 at 10:24:22AM +0700, FC Mario Patty wrote:
> Hi all,
> We've been using samba for a couple of years now and it always running well.
> But last week we decided to shut down our windows server and move all
> solidworks file into the samba server. Since then we can't save project
> created by solidworks with error code shown below
> Access to \\sambaserver\solid-files\~$project1.SLDPRT was denied.
> The fact is that ~$*.SLDPRT was created on samba server, but solidworks
> cannot load file project1 (it still read Part1). I read somewhere that they
> were running well with Mandrake 8 and solidworks (solaris & samba either)
> but no one really showed their configuration. Well, you'd maybe saying,"So
> start installing Mandrake 8". I cannot do that simply that this is a running
> production server and we have 400GB within. Is anybody succeed with the
> combination of samba-3.0.10-1.4E.2 and solidworks 2008 SP3.1? FYI, I've
> tried the parameter
>  veto oplock files =
> /*.prt/*.PRT/*.sldprt/*.SLDPRT/*.slddrw/*.SLDDRW/*.sldasm/*.SLDASM/
> then
>  oplocks = Yes
>  level2 oplocks = Yes
> then
> chmod'ed 777 the share directory (all others application like visio,
> openoffice, etc, can save safely into this directory).
> They all failed. I use RHEL 4ES and samba that came with this distro. Any
> help would be appreciated.

Please post level 10 log files so we can see what the underlying
problem is. It may already be fixed in a later release.

Is it possible you can test a later release on a different
server to see if it addresses your problem ?


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