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

Gavin Henry gavin.henry at gmail.com
Fri Jan 16 21:56:53 GMT 2009

2009/1/16 Jeremy Allison <jra at samba.org>:
> 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.
> Did this help ?
> Jeremy.

We're waiting for the customer to test, sorry forgot to mention that bit ;-)

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