[Samba] Samba 3.0.28a on Ubuntu LTS 8.01 and Vista sp1 offline files (now testing with Samba 3.2.7).

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Fri Jan 16 21:34:00 GMT 2009

On Fri, Jan 16, 2009 at 08:28:36PM +0000, Gavin Henry wrote:
> Hi All,
> We're really having problems with Offline Files/Folders and Vista sp1
> laptops/desktops.
> We working with Microsoft just now to debug this as we're registered
> partners (for testing Samba/LDAP etc.). We now have a massive thread
> going in the private Vista 4-hr response support forums and we're on
> to log files debugging Vista side. We've cleared CSC etc. applied the
> following:
> http://blogs.technet.com/filecab/archive/2007/03/16/using-offline-files-with-samba-emc-servers-nas-devices.aspx
> We applied the registry patch and oplocks settings (even though most
> are on by default). The map settings olny allowed directories to be
> shown for some reason though, so we disabled. For now the customer has
> switched back to doing offline files against a Vista Desktop that is
> sharing out folders and there are no .tmp files being created anymore,
> so must be something Samba side.
> We also compiled up 3.2.7 and are now running it in the hope 3.0.28a
> is somehow missing the patch that Jeremy did in 2007 to fix this
> previously.

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