[Samba] File writing strangeness

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Tue Feb 22 03:26:16 MST 2011

On Mon, Feb 21, 2011 at 03:53:17PM -0500, Chris Nighswonger wrote:
> All sorts of file reads/writes/etc. to any part of this share work fine for
> any user with a singular exception. This exception occurs when a very
> antiquated piece of DOS based software attempts to write a zip backup file
> to the share. The attached tcpdump packet summary shows the error at around
> number 1069. It appears that samba responds to a request for information
> about the backup file with STATUS_NO_SUCH_FILE, which is, in fact, not true
> based on a directory listing via a shell prompt on the samba box. A check of
> perms on the file in question shows that they are correct for the operation
> being attempted. Ie.

Please send the raw network trace and a debug level 10 log
of smbd during that attempt. Information on how to create
useful network traces can be found under



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