[Samba] Input/Output error when saving to samba profile directory
davey.newman at googlemail.com
Fri Feb 27 11:28:49 GMT 2009
I've set up samba and ldap, based on the instructions at the howtoforge at
Although I've used 8.04, rather than 7.10. It's running as a Virtual machine
on a dual core 3Ghz intel box.
It works fine, with one exception. Windows users can't write to their
I decided to mount the offending directory as a samba share on another linux
machine. I can read the contents fine, but trying to delete a file generates
an Input/Output error.
I can't see anything appearing in the logs. when I look in the samba logs
directory no additional log entries are made as a result of attempting to
delete the file.
I've pretty much run out of leads, so I'm at a dead end. Any ideas?
my smb.conf file is as follows:
workgroup = LONSERVER
server string = %h domain server
wins support = yes
interfaces = eth0
log file = /var/log/samba/log.%m
max log size = 1000
syslog = 10
panic action = /usr/share/samba/panic-action %d
security = user
encrypt passwords = true
passdb backend = ldapsam:ldap://localhost/
obey pam restrictions = no
ldap admin dn = cn=admin,dc=internal,dc=tcc-uk,dc=net
ldap suffix = dc=internal,dc=tcc-uk,dc=net
ldap group suffix = ou=Groups
ldap user suffix = ou=Users
ldap machine suffix = ou=Computers
ldap idmap suffix = ou=Users
ldap passwd sync = Yes
passwd program = /usr/sbin/smbldap-passwd %u
passwd chat = *New*password* %n\n
add user script = /usr/sbin/smbldap-useradd -m "%u"
ldap delete dn = Yes
delete user script = /usr/sbin/smbldap-userdel "%u"
add machine script = /usr/sbin/smbldap-useradd -w "%u"
add group script = /usr/sbin/smbldap-groupadd -p "%g"
delete group script = /usr/sbin/smbldap-groupdel "%g"
add user to group script = /usr/sbin/smbldap-groupmod -m "%u" "%g"
delete user from group script = /usr/sbin/smbldap-groupmod -x "%u" "%g"
set primary group script = /usr/sbin/smbldap-usermod -g "%g" "%u"
domain logons = yes
pam password change = yes
map to guest = bad user
logon path = \\LONSERVER\profiles\%U
logon drive = H:
logon home = \\%N\%U
socket options = TCP_NODELAY
idmap uid = 10000-20000
idmap gid = 10000-20000
template shell = /bin/bash
winbind enum groups = yes
winbind enum users = yes
usershare allow guests = yes
comment = Network Logon Service
path = /var/samba/netlogon
guest ok = yes
read only = yes
share modes = no
comment = Users profiles
path = /var/samba/profiles
guest ok = no
browseable = no
create mask = 0600
directory mask = 0700
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