[Samba] Files copying - date and owner... problems

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Wed Oct 28 08:23:17 MDT 2009

> Hi,
> I did a small test.
> I copied a small directory (39 MB) from Windows server to Samba server.
> Apart from the directories, files haven't had their date changed.
> I am led to think errors can happen when a large amount of files are being
> copied from the Windows server to the Samba server...
> ... not only date errors but also file's owner and owner group errors.

I can tell you neither of these are normal behavior with samba. I have
never seen this in the 7+ years that I have used samba on my network
at work. We have millions of files and > 20TB of data on samba shares.


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