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

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Wed Oct 28 09:26:53 MDT 2009

On Wed, Oct 28, 2009 at 10:44 AM, lmhelp <lmbox at wanadoo.fr> wrote:
> Hi!
> Thank you for your answer.
> Maybe this is the way I copy files which is not right?
> On the Windows machine, I open two Windows Explorers:
> - one points to the root directory of the data I want to copy
>  (the "source" Explorer),
> - the other one points to the Samba server target directory
>  (the "target" Explorer).
> Then I simply select all the files in the "source" Explorer
> and drag and drop the whole thing on the "target" Explorer.
> What do you think about it?
> Is is the way you usually proceed?
> If not, how do you copy files to your Samba server?

That should not make any difference at all. I have done copies in many
different ways and I have never seen this behavior.

Are you using an anti virus program on the linux server? Any chance
some other program windows or linux is accessing these files?


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