[Samba] 64 Bit XP client unable to add ACE on 3.0.24 Samba Domain member server

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Thu Nov 6 23:41:22 GMT 2008

On Thu, Nov 06, 2008 at 06:14:38PM -0500, malk at sidehack.sat.gweep.net wrote:
> Hi all-
> I searched quite a bit and couldn't really come up with anything, so I'm
> posting to the list to hopefully find out if I have any options.
> I've got a production FC6 box running 3.0.24-7.fc6 build of samba server
> that's very stable for us.  It's a member of an ADS domain w/ server 2003
> domain controllers.
> Recent 64 bit windows XP pro boxes are having the exact problem described
> in release notes I found for HP's CIFS server which I'm assuming uses some
> version of samba for it's implementation:
> Problem
> 64 bit Windows XP clients are unable to add a new ACE. Adding an ACE through
> Windows Explorer File->Properties->Security interface to a file or directory
> from a Windows XP Professional 64-bit edition results in an error that reads:
> This program cannot open the required dialog box because the specified
> computer <samba servername> cannot be determined to belong to a domain.
> Try again.
> Workaround
> There is no known workaround at this time.
> My question is - does anyone know if this is fixed in a more recent version
> of 3.0.X series or the 3.2 series of Samba?

I think this works in 3.0.32 but the only way to be sure
is set up a test server and try it.


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