[Samba] Snow Leopard and Samba

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Tue Apr 20 14:34:57 MDT 2010

On Tue, Apr 20, 2010 at 02:22:17PM -0400, jjrowan wrote:
> A customer has an expanding number of Mac computers.  Last Friday and  
> existing machine started having problems writing files to a Samba share  
> on a CentOS 5.x server.  They had no problems prior to Friday.  They are  
> getting permission failure errors in creating files and folders.  I made  
> the sare owned by the user and group with group write enabled.  Even  
> with him as the owner he can not write to the share.  I stopped /  
> started Samba, same problem.  I had him reconnect, same problem.  Even  
> had him reboot his Mac but problem persists.  I ran Wireshark traces but  
> the session generates 30 to 40 thousand packets and I am unable to find  
> the packets that might pinpoint why he now has problems writing to the  
> server.   I just ran a yum update of the CentOS server and it downloaded  
> samba-common-3.0.33-3.15.  I don't know if this release fixes my  
> problem.  Has anyone else had problems with OS/X writing to a Samba  
> share AFTER it's been working for for a while (in my case 2 months)?

What changed last Friday ? Find that out and you'll find the


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