[Samba] check_reduced_name

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Mon Sep 13 17:56:32 MDT 2010

On Fri, Jul 02, 2010 at 09:56:31AM -0300, Renato Araujo wrote:
> Hi,
> I've installed a new samba server (3.4.7) with LDAP and some users are
> having problems to access their folders.
> The error is shown below.
> [2010/07/02 09:17:14,  1] smbd/vfs.c:932(check_reduced_name)
>   reduce_name: couldn't get realpath for bkp/*
> It occurs randomly. Every time the machine comes up, some users get this
> error and others start having access again.
> Does anybody have a hint what could be done?

It's logged when the VFS realpath call gets an access denied
message. It's caused by a debuglevel being too low.

See bug 7409 for the simple fix.


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