[Samba] I/O error when trying to write

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Mon Jul 27 05:43:51 MDT 2009

On Mon, Jul 27, 2009 at 05:02:28PM +0530, ravi channavajhala wrote:
> My setup is fairly straight forward; I have a Solaris 10 (SPARC) being used
> as a samba server with AD sign on.  Users can log in fine and map their
> directories through windows clients.  All the user home dirs and critical
> project dirs are on a NetAPP filer.
> When user tries to write a file, it is erroring out with I/O error, file
> access is permitted for read operations only.  Investigating the problem
> shows that on Solaris this message is appearing "NFS compound failed for
> server filer.example.com: error 2 (RPC: Can't decode result)".   
> It appears there is a problem with NFS v4 support either on the Solaris or
> the NetAPP filer.  I've not had a chance to set NetAPP filer not to use NFS
> V4; I'm attempting it this weekend along with hacking /etc/default/nfs .
> Anything that I should look out also on the Samba side, especially the
> ACLs/permissions issues related stuff?

Why don't you just enable CIFS on NetApp?

To me this really does not sound like a Samba problem.

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